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Crews have been chipping away at ice near the right field line with shovels.

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"This has actually been the perfect storm for me," Bossard said. "I've been in this for 45 years and I've seen a lot of snow. Certainly, that's not hard to handle. ... My problem actually is the permafrost. I've actually never run into where I've got 30 inches of permafrost."

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There's a certain charm to a football game played in the snow on a raggedy, chewed-up field but baseball is supposed to be about sunshine and soft grass. Nobody ever waxes poetic about the frozen tundra of Fenway Park.

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March 17, 2014 photo taken in Chicago, shows snow covered front row seats at U.S. Cellular Field, home to the Chicago White Sox.