Massachusetts man wins lottery by playing Red Sox jersey numbers


An 84-year-old man from Templeton, Massachusetts won a $100,000 lottery prize by playing the jersey numbers from the World Series-winning roster of the Boston Red Sox.

Jim Aylward Jr. won Monday's Mass Cash draw using the numbers 11, 16, 19, 22, and 25, the jersey numbers of Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi, ALCS MVP Jackie Bradley Jr., Rick Porcello, and World Series MVP Steve Pearce, respectively.

The numbers represent "two young stars, a dazzling outfielder, a starting pitcher, and the series MVP," according to the lottery release, per Boston.com.

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