BOSTON (WHDH) - A pair of strangers who were seated next to each other at a recent Red Sox game at Fenway Park walked away from Boston’s beloved ballpark with an unforgettable story.

The fans, a man from Massachusetts and a man from California, hadn’t met prior to the game against the Cleveland Indians but they decided to purchase 50/50 raffle tickets together and agreed to split the prize money if they won.

“Guess what… they WON!” the Red Sox Foundation said in a tweet.

The men ended up collecting a prize worth more than $18,000.

“The 50/50 made lifelong friends for these two & their families,” the foundation added.

Boston also went on to defeat the Indians, 8-5.

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