On National Nurses Day, Red Sox honor them with tribute on Fenway Park's grass

Patrick Dunne
NBC Sports Boston

Fenway Park is empty and it's uncertain the next time it will be filled with fans, but the Red Sox wanted to make sure their salute to nurses on National Nurses Day was visible.

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The Fenway grounds crew, led by head groundskeeper Dave Mellor and his penchant for mowing designs into the outfield grass, had a message for nurses as they continue to battle on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Note the socially distant socks. 

The Sox and actor John Krasinski honored medical workers from nearby Beth Israel Hospital's COVID-19 unit with a surprise visit to Fenway last month. 

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