100 years later, Harvard takes swings at Fenway

The current Harvard team took batting practice at Fenway Park Monday to mark the 100th anniversary of the first game ever played in the park.


Harvard's baseball team held batting practice at Fenway Monday. Sophomore Jack Colton, pictured, sent a pitch sailing over the Green Monster.


Harvard’s Marcus Way (left) and former Harvard and Red Sox player Mike Stenhouse showed off vintage uniforms.


A fan compared her hand with the imprinted hand of former Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on a new brick walkway at Fenway.


Larry Lucchino (left) and Mayor Menino walked through a room in the right-field concourse that will be used as a lounge for season ticket holders.

Tenants lined up for old Borders site

Three high-profile merchants are planning to open or expand in the Back Bay building on Boylston Street abandoned by Borders.

opinion | Joanna Weiss

‘Texts from Hillary’ meme shows Clinton in charge

The Internet meme puts Hillary Clinton above the political fray, for perhaps the first time in her political life.

MBTA rescue plan in jeopardy

A key Massachusetts legislator sought to divert some of the funds the MBTA is planning on and channel them to other bus systems in the state.

Sheriff dies after I-95 motorcycle crash

A Norfolk County deputy sheriff was killed today after being struck by two vehicles in Walpole.

Northeast Utilities, NStar close nearly $20b merger

The newly merged company will serve about 3.5 million electric and natural gas customers in three states and will continue to be called Northeast Utilities.

UK can extradite 5 terror suspects to US

Europe’s human rights court ruled Tuesday that Britain can extradite a radical Muslim cleric and four other suspects to face terrorism charges in the US.

Pending home sales up 38% in March

It was the 11th straight month of year-over-year gains, according to the Massachusetts Association of Realtors.

Study finds dental X-rays linked to tumor risk

Frequent dental X-rays are associated with an increased risk of developing the most common, noncancerous brain tumors, the study found.



Obama intensifies push for ‘Buffett Rule’

The Obama campaign ramped up its advocacy of the “Buffett Rule,’’ which would impose a minimum effective tax rate of 30 percent on the wealthiest Americans.


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Dustin Pedroia acting like Red Sox captain

Pedroia does not wear a “C” on his jersey. But his heart and actions, especially in the team’s first win, show he’s the real leader.


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Book Review

Novelist John Grisham has taken on the great American pastime with his story of “Calico Joe.’’

‘Calico Joe’ by John Grisham

John Grisham’s new book details a career-ending baseball pitch and a reconciliation sought between two players and an estranged son.


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Billie Jean King: A battler in sport and more

King, 68, who won 12 Grand Slam singles titles and 39 majors overall during her stellar tennis career, spoke in Boston at the Simmons Leadership Conference.