Found July 17, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
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Kevin Youkilis was back at Fenway Park for the first time as an opposing player yesterday, but Boston’s fans gave the former Red Sox a wonderful tribute. As the fan-favorite and former Red Sox stepped into the batters box for his first plate appearance, the Boston faithful gave him a standing ovation and serenaded him with chants of “Youk.” He stepped out of the box and tipped his cap to the crowd. It was a really nice moment that showed the city still loved its former third baseman, even if he was in town as a member of the Chicago White Sox. Video of the ovation after the jump. As target=”_blank”>this video shows additionally shows, Sox fans even cheered when he singled in his first at bat, and used his hustle to score a run on an error later in the inning. This was the kind of thing that makes you feel good about sports. Youkilis spent the first nine-and-a-half years of his career with the Red Sox and helped Boston win two World Series titles, was a three-time All-Star, an...
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