Tag Archives: Fenway Park

Fenway Gears Up for Crashed Ice

On February 8-9, 2019, Boston (MA) will experience an exhilarating sport unlike any other as ice cross downhill makes its stadium debut at one of the most unique event locations in its history – Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox.  Read more here and here.

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An Interview with Ballpark Designer Janet Marie Smith

Ballpark designer Janet Marie Smith is known for her work on the design and construction of Camden Yards, her role senior vice president of planning and development for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and overseeing the preservation and expansion of Fenway Park from 2002-2009.  Now she’s working along side former Boston Red Sox executive Larry Lucchino planning the site for the future Worcester Red Sox (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Yawkey Foundation Blasts Red Sox Petition to Rename Street

The Yawkey Foundation issued a statement Wednesday following an announcement from the Boston Red Sox that the club had filed a formal petition to restore Yawkey Way to its original name, Jersey Street.  Read more and view full statement here.

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Pearl Jam Coming to Safeco, Wrigley and Fenway?

Pearl Jam’s official website accidentally leaked their 2018 North American shows on their website on Friday morning before removing the dates.  Read more here.

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Fenway Transforms for ‘Fenway Gridiron Series’ Starting Friday

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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Fenway Park to Host First-Ever Marathon Run Inside a MLB Park

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.

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Make-A-Wish Kid Gets His Own Fenway Park

Connecticut native Thomas Hastings was born with scoliosis and later diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. When asked, he had one wish — to have a baseball field in his backyard.  In less than 40 days, the Boston Red Sox and the Make-A-Wish Foundation built Thomas his very own Fenway Park, with some help from Boston groundskeeper Dave Mellor and 100 volunteers.  Read more and view photo here.

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