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Boston Red Sox Playoff Tribute to Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

The Boston Red Sox paid tribute to the tragic victims of the Boston Marathon bombing today before their ALDS Playoff game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

The outfield grass was cut in centerfield to a giant circle with a massive ‘B’ with ‘Strong’ underneath it.

‘Boston Strong’ became the theme in the days after the attacks to raise money and hope for those that were injured, killed, hurt in the attack and their families.

Jeff Buckley’s ‘Hallelujah’ played over the PA system to the crowd as a moment of silence was held for all those that lost life or were injured during the bombing attack that took place back in April.

It was a beautiful and touching tribute that reminded us of how sports can be used to heal and bring us together as a collective group when tragedy happens or the world gets turned upside down.

Well done, Boston!


[image via @BoogSciambi]



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Joshua Holmes has completed 204 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 43 including races such as the Badwater 135, Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (3x). He is the founder of Run It Fast, the most driven club on the planet. His favorite races to date are the Vol State 500K, Badwater 135, Barkley Fall Classic, Catalina Eco Marathon, Chimera 100, Across The Years, Savage Gulf Trail Marathon, Strolling Jim 40 Miler, Tunnel Hill 100, RUTS, EC100 and the Flying Monkey Marathon in his home state of Tennessee. Follow @bayou Follow @joshuaholmes on Instagram

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