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2010 Nomar Garciaparra signs a ceremonial one-day contract with Boston six years after rejecting a four-year, $60 million offer from the team that resulted in an acrimonious trade to the Cubs in 2004. The former Rookie of the Year and American League batting champion, who used the occasion to announce his retirement, ending a 14-year major league career with a .313 batting average, gets his wish to leave the game in a Red Sox uniform when he throws out the ceremonial first pitch to former teammate Jason Varitek, prior to the exhibition game against Tampa Bay.

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