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Red Sox Pay Tribute to Beane
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox paid tribute to public address announcer Carl Beane on Thursday, a day after he died after having a heart attack while driving.

The American flag in center field flew at half-staff as the Red Sox and Cleveland Indians stood along the baselines for a moment of silence honoring ''The Voice of Fenway Park.''

The Red Sox also showed a series of still photographs, showing moments from Beane's career and ending with a shot of him in the booth he occupied since 2003, smiling as he gazed down on the field.

The Commodores' song ''Night Shift'' played during the video tribute, which preceded the moment of silence.

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