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Field of brief dreams

Updated: April 30, 2012, 12:42 PM ET
By Marty Dobrow | Special to ESPNBoston.com

"This is my most special place in all the world, Ray. Once a place touches you like this, the wind never blows so cold again." -- Moonlight Graham, in "Field of Dreams"

It's no cornfield in Iowa, of course, but for citizens of Red Sox Nation, Fenway Park is the field of our most fervent longing. On April 20, 2012, we celebrated the centennial of, depending on your point of view:

-- a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark (John Updike) -- a dump (Luke Scott, Tampa Bay Rays)

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