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Pigeon World Series Flyover

“The first game of the 2013 World Series began with a military flyover,” Yoni Appelbaum noted. Appelbaum is a historian and writer for The Atlantic. “A formation of F/A-18 Hornets rumbled low over the Fenway Park, displaying for the assembled crowd the technological sophistication of the American military. The 1918 World Series was also played in Boston, after a war-shortened season. It, too, featured a military unit flying low over the stadium, to impress the crowd with the strength and sophistication of the military. Only in 1918, it wasn’t fighter jets. It was pigeons.”

 

Pigeon article from the "Boston Globe"

Pigeon article from the “Boston Globe”

 

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