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Minor League notebook

Bates's day a stroke of good fortune

By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / May 25, 2007

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He ducked into the bathroom behind the dugout to catch his breath. It wasn't just because of the four home runs he had just hit, a historic feat for anyone, let alone a Red Sox minor leaguer (the last time that happened in a game was 1949). It was also to remember the man who had made it all possible, ... (Full article: 863 words)

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