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Boston Marathon Heroes Bauman, Arredondo Throw Out First Pitch At Fenway

Survivor, Rescuer Honored Before Red Sox-Phillies Game
Boston Marathon bombing victim, Jeff Bauman, is wheeled out to the pitcher's mound by Carlos Arredondo before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on May 28, 2013 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon bombing victim, Jeff Bauman, is wheeled out to the pitcher’s mound by Carlos Arredondo before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on May 28, 2013 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his rescuer, Carlos Arredondo, were honored at Fenway Park on Tuesday.

Bauman, who lost both legs in the blast, threw out a ceremonial first pitch to catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia before the Red Sox game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Arredondo pushed him out to the mound in a wheelchair and threw out a first pitch to Red Sox slugger David Ortiz.

Bauman was captured in a now familiar Associated Press photograph being led from the blast scene in a wheelchair by Arredondo.

Bauman helped the FBI identify the bombing suspects from his hospital bed.

The Red Sox say it’s the first time since the April 15 attacks that they could be honored together.

Before the ceremony, former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez came over to greet them and sign autographs.

The Red Sox lost 3-1.

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