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Felger & Mazz: Remembering Johnny Pesky 1919-2012

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Johnny Pesky shakes a fan's hand during a ceremony where Pesky's No. 6 was retired at Fenway Park September 28, 2008. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Johnny Pesky shakes a fan’s hand during a ceremony where Pesky’s No. 6 was retired at Fenway Park September 28, 2008. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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Pesky joined the Red Sox in 1942 at the age of 22, when he led the league with 205 hits. He played with the Red Sox until 1952, when he was traded to the Detroit Tigers. He returned to manage the Red Sox in the ’60s and again in 1980.

Read: Red Sox Legend Johnny Pesky Dies At 92 Years Old

With news of the passing of Johnny Pesky (1919-2012), Sean McAdam discussed everything that Pesky meant to baseball and the Boston Red Sox organization.

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