Some context for Mookie Betts's thoughts on legacy, contracts

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Some context for Mookie Betts's thoughts on legacy, contracts
Some context for Mookie Betts's thoughts on legacy, contracts

On Thursday morning, Mookie Betts contemplated the nature of a player's legacy in a city where he performs. He'd seen a Fenway lovefest for Carl and Mike Yastrzemski for three days — a nod to the reverence in which the grandfather is held after his 23 years with the Red Sox — and earlier this month, Betts saw the adulation showered upon David Ortiz in his first Fenway appearance since getting shot. Still, the displays did not suddenly fill Betts with sentimentality as he considered his own potential place in Red Sox history. “It's pretty cool that they have their career in one place, but you can be remembered in that same fashion even if you put on a couple different jerseys,” said Betts. “It

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