NEW YORK — The last thing “Sweep Girl” wants to be associated with is housework.
At the end of the fifth inning at Fenway Park, Colleen Reilly, a 25-year-old community affairs staffer, runs around the bases with a broom sweeping them as she goes. Base sweeping at major league games dates back to the 1950s, but Boston reinstated it this year. It could also refer to a grand slam home run that sweeps the bases clean of runners or the winning of all games in a series by one team, also known as “getting out the broom.”
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