When does a baseball game become more than just a sporting event?

For the city of Boston, the opportunity to watch its beloved Red Sox take the field at Fenway Park five days after the Boston Marathon bombings is the respite needed. 

No one will ever forget everything that has gone on in the city throughout the week—from the bombings on Monday to the eventual finding of the second suspect late Friday night. For this strong community to unite as one at an event that might bring it some joy, even for just a few hours, can’t be understated. 

We have already seen a glimpse of the strength and pride that unites Boston during this most sensitive time at the Bruins game against Buffalo on Wednesday night. 

Now, it was the Red Sox’s turn to offer a little hope and happiness as they returned to Fenway Park for the first time since Monday to host the Kansas City Royals. We want to bring you all the best sights and moments from what was a memorable and emotional day for all of Massachusetts. 

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