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Bulldog battery helps Sox stop Yanks

Yalies Craig Breslow, Ryan Lavarnway induce key double play in eighth inning

Updated: August 19, 2012, 2:55 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- American presidents? Check. Supreme Court justices? Check. U.S. Senators, Congressmen, governors, mayors? Check. Nobel prize winners? Check. Captains of industry, giants of the arts, geniuses of science? Check, check, and check again.

Yale has had 'em all, in multiples.

But a major league baseball game with Craig Breslow, an Eli pitcher with a degree in molecular biophysics, throwing to Ryan Lavarnway, an Eli catcher who majored in philosophy? Now that's historic.

It ...

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