Bringing early spring to Fenway Park a big task

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On Opening Day at Fenway Park Friday, the grass will be spring green and the faithful will rejoice. Spring will have sprung, at least in this little patch off Lansdowne Street.

How can this happen when all of New England looks grayer than a Yankees road jersey, and “frozen” is not just a hit movie, but the state of all lawns?

This offseason has been the worst in memory, according to Fenway Park head groundskeeper David Mellor, now in his 30th season in the big leagues, the last 14 with the Red Sox.

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