Self-proclaimed as “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark” Fenway Park is MLB’s oldest, opening its’ doors for the first time on April 20, 1912. Fenway Park is a must see for baseball fans of all ages however keep in mind despite the recent renovations, a 10-year initiative to improve every facet of the ballpark and preserve it for the next 30-40 years, Fenway can be tough to navigate due to some cramped quarters and the plethora of standing room only tickets sold. I would recommend arriving early and enjoying the pregame block-party atmosphere on Yawkey Way.
July 27, 2002: Boston, Massachusetts
“Oh I love that dirty water, Boston you’re my home!” Fenway Park, named after the Fens wetlands the ballpark was built in, has been home to the Boston Red Sox since April 20, 1912. Over the past 93 seasons, Fenway Park and the Red Sox have been a staple in the New England culture. Generations of fans have packed Fenway Park, finishing no lower than 5th in American League attendance the past 14 seasons, despite the fact that Fenway’s seating capacity is 37,673. After spending a day at Fenway Park with Mike and our friend Matt, I came to the conclusion that baseball in Boston is more than a game; it is a way of life. [Read more…]