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This Day in Red Sox History
October 7th

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1911 In their last game played at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, the Red Sox beat the Senators, 8-1. Anticipating a cancellation due to the cold, damp weather and a muddy field, only 850 patrons attended the 82-minute contest, but Boston owner John I. Taylor kept his promise of having a "Kids' Day," giving free admission to hundreds of children attending the season finale.
2005 The White Sox complete a three-game postseason sweep of the Red Sox, defeating the defending World Series champion in Game 3 of the ALDS, 5-3. The Fenway Park victory marks the first time the Pale Hose have won a postseason series since 1917.

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