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It all made perfect sense. Fans at Fenway Park on Saturday saw a resilient player enjoy a resilient moment in a resilient town on a resilient day. Daniel Nava launched a three-run home run in the eighth inning to propel the Red Sox to a 4-3 victory on an emotional afternoon. Looking at all the variables involved, a more fitting ending couldn’t have been scripted. Nava comes with a unique baseball story. A true, hard-working underdog, he found himself undrafted out of college, was forced to play in an independent league and has spent much of his career until now going back and forth between the big leagues and the minors. In fact, Nava was an afterthought in the Red Sox organization as recently as last season. Yet despite the trials and tribulations, the 30-year-old has pressed on every step of the way, demonstrating the type of resiliency that Bostonians can appreciate. On a day when the city of Boston’s resiliency was on display, Nava was the perfect protagonist. The day started in...
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