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Dan's Wild Ride

Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy has covered the Boston sports scene for 25 years. We look back at the unforgettable 2004 season through his eyes as he watched it unfold.

By Dan Shaughnessy
December 19, 2004

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The story of the Boston Red Sox has always been the greatest sports story ever told, and it was my privilege to track the epic quest all the way to its dramatic culmination in the magical autumn of 2004 reaffirming how in Boston the highs are higher and the lows lower. It just matters more here. (Full article: 1999 words)

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