This Day In History: 2000-05-07

May 7, 1903: The Boston Americans met the New York American League team for the first time in what would become MLB’s greatest rivalry, winning 6-2 at the Huntington Avenue Grounds; the New York team, which had moved from Baltimore at the beginning of 1903, would become the Yankees in 1913, and the name Red Sox became official in 1908.

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