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(NECN) - The Red Sox have a rich place in baseball history, both in the regular season at Fenway Park and in the World Series.
And, in a Red Sox Nation thick with passionaries, professor Tom Whalen of Boston University has a special place.
He joins NECN's Steve Aveson to offer his perspective.
Game 1 of the World Series will take place Wednesday night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox take on the Cardinals.