At only 21, Hughes already has the makings of an ace

Updated: April 13, 2008, 3:51 PM ET
By Peter Pascarelli | ESPN

BOSTON -- Some local poets would have you believe that Ted Williams hummed "Sweet Caroline" whenever he trotted out to left field.

However, back before Fenway became a boutique ballpark, it was different, and so were both the Red Sox and Yankees. Boston historically played the part of the Washington Generals to the Globetrotters from New York. The Red Sox never had enough pitching, while the Yankees would develop prospects in order to trade them for established players.

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