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There was a bit of confusion around Fenway Park on Friday, when it appeared the Red Sox were honoring J.D. Drew in a rather special way. The "2" in Carlton Fisk's retired No. 27 fell off Fenway's Van Ness Street wall, which left the "7" hanging up all by itself. A Red Sox fan noticed this and sent a photo of the mishap to The Boston Globe. Fisk's retired number is currently being repaired. Check out the funny situation in the video above from NESN Daily.
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