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Cubs return, 33,854 days later

It's their first trip to Fenway since their 1918 World Series loss to the Sox

Updated: May 20, 2011, 3:21 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

Among those in attendance at Fenway Park on Sept. 11, 1918, no one could have foreseen the anguish in the years ahead.

The Boston Red Sox wrapped up the World Series title when the Cubs' Les Mann grounded out to Dave Shean at second base to end a 2-1 game. It was their third championship in four years, spoiling a fan base that no doubt envisioned several more around the corner.

A mere 33,854 days later, the Chicago Cubs will return to Fenway Park on Friday for the first time since. ...

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