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BEFORE THEY BECOME THE 2013 WORLD CHAMPIONS, THERE WAS THE SEASON THAT BROKE THE CURSE AND STARTED IT ALL…The players and coaching staff of the 2004 Boston Red Sox are now and forever, legends. After all, it had been eighty-six years since Boston last won a World Series, a fact anybody even remotely associated with the team as a player, executive, or fan was reminded of on a daily basis. For members of the 2004 Red Sox roster, winning that October was one of the greatest experiences in their lives. For fans, the '04 team will always be remembered as the one that finally silenced the "1918" chants.Hundreds of articles and numerous books were written in the immediate aftermath of the thrilling '04 season, but ten years have passed and Miracle at Fenway has a fresh perspective, including the type of analysis and insight that comes with a decade of reflection.

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Saul Wisnia

Saul Wisnia is a former sports and news correspondent at The Washington Post and feature writer at The Boston Herald who is now a senior publications editor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He has authored, co-authored, or otherwise contributed to numerous books on Boston and general baseball history, and his articles and essays have appeared in Sports Illustrated, Red Sox Magazine, Boston Magazine, and The Boston Globe. His interests run beyond the diamond, however, as has also co-written an acclaimed book on spinal cord injury rehabilitation and worked with best-selling business authors such as Tom Peters in the preparation of their manuscripts. Wisnia lives 5.94 miles from Fenway Park in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife, two kids, and Wally (the cat, not the Green Monster). Check out Wisnia's latest Fenway Park Reflections or share your own at http://saulwisnia.blogspot.com/

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