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GIF of the Day: Baseball returns to Boston

Baseball can be frustrating at times, something that we Tigers fans are very familiar with. However, baseball can also be uplifting, and it was that and more today at Fenway Park.

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Today's GIF isn't a spectacular play or humorous incident, but rather an important event. This is the first pitch of today's game between the Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox, the first game at Fenway Park since the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday.


For those that missed it, here is the pre-game ceremony in its entirety courtesy of (pro tip: have the tissues ready).

Like the crowd at the TD Banknorth Garden a few days ago, the Fenway faithful also sang the National Anthem in unison.