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  • Posted 02/03/2012 08:48:23 EST

    The lyrics to "John Brown's Body" were composed by the soldiers stationed at Fort Warren in Boston Harbor. It was sung to a tune from an old Methodist revivalist hymn. The song, however, may not have more »

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    Posted 12/27/2009 03:40:52 EST

    Great article. The Boston Bears and Boston Shamrocks of the old, old American Football Leagues also played in Fenway in the 1930s and the 1940s. One other non-baseball event of note was in 1914 when t more »

  • Posted 11/23/2009 12:20:31 EST

    Too bad. Northeastern football was a very accessible, affordable, and family-friendly option for football fans. Loved catching goaline action right behind the end zone or watching kicks sail through t more »

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