Found March 01, 2012 on Sox and Dawgs:
PLAYERS: Jason Varitek
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
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In case you were working or otherwise occupied, here is the full retirement press conference of Boston Red Sox captain and catcher Jason Varitek courtesy of the Boston Globe. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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