// Fenway Park

376,000 Fans Pack Fenway Park for Sunday’s Red Sox Game (Wait, What???)

There’s doubts about the legitimacy of the current MLB-record sellout streak at Fenway Park, but according to the ESPN box score for Sunday’s game, attendance is as high as ever. So high, in fact, that Fenway Park was filled to a whopping 1,019.4% capacity. Yeah, OK. According to the box score, more than 376,000 packed Fenway on […]

Fenway Park PA Announcer Carl Beane Dies in Car Crash

One of the most iconic voices in the history of Fenway Park, and the only man since the 1910′s to ever call Red Sox games for two World Series Champions (2004, 2007) has died. Carl Beane suffered a heart attack while driving Wednesday. He was 59. “We are filled with sadness at this tragic news,” […]

Yankees Spoil Fenway’s 100th Anniversary

Fenway Park celebrated its 100th birthday as Boston Red Sox legends gathered before the game for a spectacular showing, but the New York Yankees crashed the party. Led by five solo home runs off of Sox starter Clay Buchholz, the Bronx Bombers lived up to their nickname and took the first game of the year […]

Fenway Park Fire Causes $100,000 in Damage

In what may seem like a metaphor for the past few tumultuous months in Red Sox Nation, Boston firefighters had to put out a small fire at Fenway Park, of all places, on Monday morning. Crews contained the fire to a mail room on the second floor in the administrative office area before 11:30 a.m. […]

Ric Flair Visits with Pedroia, Reddick, & Red Sox at Fenway

Wooooooooooo! The Nature Boy Ric Flair stopped by the Red Sox clubhouse on Tuesday night to meet with the team, including big wrestling fans Dustin Pedroia and Josh Reddick. Each player has already purchased a classic autographed Ric Flair robe and a Hulk Hogan jacket. Reddick, meanwhile, sits at a Triple-H-themed chair (maybe like this […]

Book Review: “Fenway Park: the Centennial” by Saul Wisnia

Saul Wisnia’s Fenway Park: the Centennial spans over 100 years of baseball in Boston, beginning with the pre-20th-century teams in the region and ending with the 2011 off-season acquisitions of Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. Wisnia charts the entire history of the Red Sox, their team owners, their fans and their ballpark. The narrative simultaneously […]

Sox Bounce Back With Three Homers in 9-5 Win Over New York

After dropping the series opener in frustrating fashion, the Red Sox came back from an early deficit to defeat the Yankees, 9-5.  Sox starter Josh Beckett went 7 innings while striking out 8 to improve his record to 12-5 on the season. Beckett is now 15-8 against the Yankees in his career. All Red Sox […]

Red Sox Staff Surrenders 4 HRs in 9-6 Loss to Cleveland

The Red Sox continued their struggles against Cleveland this season, dropping a 9-6 decision to the Tribe on Monday night. The loss drops Boston’s record to 2-5 against Cleveland this year. Tribe Attack The Indians relied on an offensive barrage, smacking four home runs, including a two from SS Asdrubal Cabrera and solo shots from […]

Red Sox Falter, Lose To Royals In 14-Inning Marathon

Over the course of a 162-game season, there’s a game or two in the mix where it feels like no matter what the Red Sox do, they simply come up short. Last night against the Royals fell right into that category, as the Red Sox stranded the winning run in scoring position in four of […]

Video: Drunk Fan Gets Wrecked by Fenway Security

Anyone who’s been to Fenway Park knows that there’s always that guy who has a few beers and thinks he’s a hero. Sometimes they’ll talk a little garbage, sometimes they’ll throw down with another bumbling fool and then there’s the one who wants to get on the field. I’m sure in sudden stroke of drunken […]

OMG NKOTBSB!! – New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys To Play At Fenway

“During the dark ages of the Evil Empire before 2004, it was 2003 and I had just gotten married,” Joey McIntyre recalled. “After that Game 7 in New York, I was in the fetal position like all of Red Sox Nation, moaning and my wife said to me ‘You’re not on the team! You’re not […]

Citgo Sign Turned Back On During Red Sox-Blue Jays Game

An iconic landmark for both Fenway Park and the City of Boston, the Citgo Sign underwent a huge transformation this summer. Over the past two months while the sign was dark, electricians replaced more than 218,000 LED lights with more energy-efficient ones (Source: AP). The 3,600-foot, 45-year-old sign was relighted during the seventh inning stretch […]

The Couch Potato Report: Halfway to St. Patty’s Day Edition

Ladies and gentlemen, the final official weekend of summer is upon us. Fall is already in the air, and so is football… and it is a truly glorious thing. Beyond it being the final weekend of summer, Friday also marks an unofficial holiday… “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day!” You wouldn’t guess it from my very […]

Football (aka Soccer) Returns to Fenway

Something was definitely amiss at Fenway Park Wednesday night. Sure, the fans were all there (over 32,000). The architecture was the same as it always was: the Green Monster looming over left field, the Budweiser sign illuminating right, Fisk and Pesky marking the corners. The songs were the same too: “Dirty Water,” “Shipping Up to […]

Red Sox 2010 Second Half Preview

With the 2010 Midsummer Classic in the books, after Joe Girardi screwed the American League out of homefield advantage in the World Series, it’s time to look ahead. The unofficial second half of the season will get underway for your Boston Red Sox Thursday night at Fenway Park, with the opener of a four-game series […]