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3. True or false? Before Boston’s American League entry became known as the Red Sox, they were called the Pilgrims and Americans.

True. In 1903, team records indicate the Red Sox were called the Pilgrims in beating Pittsburgh in the first-ever World Series. And before that they went by “Americans.” It wasn’t until 1907 that “Red Sox” was adopted.

True. In 1903, team records indicate the Red Sox were called the Pilgrims in beating Pittsburgh in the first-ever World Series. And before that they went by “Americans.” It wasn’t until 1907 that “Red Sox” was adopted.

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