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Unforgettable Fenway

Ballpark fostered father-daughter moments, none better than one night in 1999

Updated: April 20, 2012, 2:28 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

Like many kids my age, it was the emerald lawn that captivated me. I was only 9 years old, holding tight to my father's hand, when I skipped up the ramp at Fenway for the very first time and stopped in my tracks, mesmerized by the brilliance of a ball field that would decades later become a part of my everyday professional life.

When I was young, the pilgrimage to the ballpark was a sacred ritual reserved for my dad and me and no one else. Fred MacMullan knew baseball. He was a center ...

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