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Season of batted balls leaves Green Monster battered and bruised

Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, baseball marks are seen on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston, during practice for Game 1 of theWorld Series. Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

Charlie Riedel/AP

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, a baseball mark is seen on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston, during practice for Game 1 of the World Series. Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

Charlie Riedel/AP

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, baseball marks are seen on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston, during practice for Game 1 of the World Series. Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

Charlie Riedel/AP

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, a baseball marks are seen on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston, during practice for Game 1 of the World Series. Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

Charlie Riedel/AP

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, a "B Strong" logo on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston is pock-marked with baseballs during practice for Game 1 of the World Series. Up close, the famous left-field wall is pocked with thousands of dents and white scuff marks left from decades of doubles that banged off of its facade.

Matt Slocum/AP

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, a baseball mark is seen on the Green Monster wall at Fenway Park in Boston, during practice for Game 1 of the World Series. Some of the spots on Fenway Park's famous left-field wall are so well-defined that you can even make out the red stitches from the baseball, the Rawlings logo or the major league baseball insignia left behind on the green background.

Charlie Riedel/AP

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