Manny's redemption song resonates

Ramirez represents MLB's best and worst, but many believe his message matters

Updated: May 29, 2014, 9:23 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- It couldn't totally upstage the reunion of the 2004 World Series winners. Not on a night when the gaunt but gallant Curt Schilling, escorted by his teenage son Gehrig, made an emotional walk to the mound that once served as his personal fiefdom.

But there was no ignoring the Brother Manny Traveling Salvation Show that brought a revival-meeting fervor to Fenway Park on Wednesday night with its message of repentance, forgiveness and a life transformed.

For those turned off ...

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