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New York Yankees Show Tremendous Class in Honoring Red Sox Great Johnny Pesky

New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have met a total of 2,109 times during their storied rivalry that dates back to 1901. In spite of the heated nature of the rivalry, the Yankees showed their class in honoring a Red Sox icon on Monday night.

When the news passed through the baseball world that former Red Sox shortstop and manager Johnny Pesky had passed away at the age of 92, many throughout baseball were saddened by the news, and not just baseball fans.

The Yankees honored Pesky, who never represented the Yankees once during his over 60 years in baseball, with a moment of silence and a scoreboard tribute moments before the start of their game at Yankee Stadium with the Texas Rangers.

Despite the supposed hatred between the two teams ...

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