Fenway Sports Management is preparing America’s oldest Major League ballpark for the three-game “Fenway Gridiron Series.” Inside the Pesky and Fisk foul poles with the Green Monster as a backdrop, hash marks and a pair of field goal posts now stand in place where the Boston Red Sox have called home since 1912. Read more here. View Fenway football photo gallery here.
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Tap into the fun at the first annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival presented by the New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League). Two great festivals are being combined into one event, and it all takes place on the field at Yogi Berra Stadium. This all-day party is fun for the whole family. Parking is free. Learn more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.
Fans of the departing Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) got a chance this past weekend to take truckloads of memories home after a massive moving sale. Read more and watch news report here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
When marathon runners talk about hitting the wall, they don’t usually mean the Big Green Monster at
Fenway Park. But on Friday, 50 runners will circle the outfield 116 times to cover the classic 26.2-mile distance in a race being billed as the first marathon held entirely within the confines of a major league ballpark. Read more here and here. Read details here from the Red Sox Foundation.
Thunder Bay’s Port Arthur Stadium, home of the Thunder Bay Border Cats (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), is one of the host sites of the 2017 Under-18 Baseball World Cup, which will see national teams from 12 countries compete for the title of world champion. The tournament runs from Sept. 1-10, with games also happening at Baseball Central. Read more here.
Food trucks and vendors, clothing tents and a stage with a band took over the baseball field at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard — the soon-to-be former home of the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) — on Saturday for the 11th annual Caribbean Jerk Fest. Read more and view photo gallery here. Watch video here.