Roger Clemens Back In Red Sox Uniform For Oldtime Baseball Game In Cambridge


TUNNEL YOU’RE DEALING WITH A RIGHT LANE CLOSED IN THAT STRETCH. THE CROWDS OUT IN CAMBRIDGE LAST NIGHT FOR THE ANNUAL OLD- TIME BASEBALL GAME. NOT ONLY WERE PEOPLE THERE TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY BUT ALSO TO SEE A SPECIAL RED SOX ALUM. Reporter: AMERICA’S GREATEST PASTIMEWENT BACK IN TIME. THE ALL-TIME BASEBALL GAME TOOK OVER THIS CAMBRIDGE BALLFIELD. MOST OF THE PLAYERS ARE ON COLLEGE TEAMS. TONIGHT THEY WERE THE FLANNEL BASEBALL INFORMS OF DECADES GONE BY. I SEE SOME AWFULLY YOUNG KIDS OUT HERE. Reporter: ONE OF THE SO- CALLED ALZHEIMER’S TO TAKE THE DIAMOND ROGER CLEMENS. THIS ANNUAL GAME RAISES MONEY FOR CHARITY AND THIS YEAR, IT IS A MEMORY OF A MAN WHO DEDICATED HIS LIFE TO THE GAME. FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS JOHN WELCH WORKED AS FENWAY AS THE PARK SECURITY SUPERVISOR. HE LOST HIS BATTLE WITH ALS LAST YEAR. JOHNNY WELCH IS HIS SON. THEY HAVE MET MULTIPLE TIMES I KNOW MY DAD WILL BE BEHIND ME TRYING TO HELP ME. Reporter: THE MONEY RAISED GOES TOWARDS COMPASSIONATE CARE ALS. THE HOSPITAL IS GREAT BUT YOU GET OUT IT IS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO REBUILD YOUR HOME AND SURVIVE. Reporter: FOR THIS MAN WATCHING JOHNNY AT BAT AND HEARING THE CROWD CHEER WAS A HOME RUN. THEY ARE CARING FOR EVERYONE WHO HAS THE DISEASE.

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