Strangers win raffle jackpot at Boston Red Sox game, walk away with $18,000

BOSTON (KGO) -- Two baseball fans entered Fenway Park as perfect strangers. They left with a newfound friendship and thousands of dollars in their pockets.

A California man sat next to a Massachusetts man at Friday's Boston Red Sox game.

They decided to buy a charity 50/50 raffle ticket together and agreed to split the $18,000 prize if they won.

Luck was on their side because that's exactly what happened.

The Red Sox Foundation says the two baseball fans are now lifelong friends.

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