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Fenway Park

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox and the famous Green Monster, is the oldest baseball stadium in Major League Baseball. It was opened in 1912 and has seen some of the greatest players and greatest moments in baseball history.

Seeing a game here in person is like nothing else in sports. The atmosphere and passion shown by Sox fans are unmatched. Take it all in when you're there. Check out the Monster, the grandstand, the Citgo sign, and walk around to get every possible angle. Just don't go as a Yankee fan.

Ticket prices range from $12 to $75. Try not to get an obstructed view seat. Good tickets are hard to come by. It may be easier to try your luck with a scalper or ticket broker. In any case, get your tickets well in advance. Also, day games and night games have different atmospheres. I prefer night games.

Apr 28, 2004

Fenway Baseball Park

Visit the park where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled, and Nomar and Pedro still thrill young fans today. Soak up the rich history; hear the echoes of the past. Touch the Green Monster, imagine being one of the "Knights of the Keyboard" as you see the view from the Press Box, visit the new Red Sox Hall of Fame presented by Volvo, and take a seat in the .406 Club before strolling around Fenway Park.

Tours now leave from the Souvenir Store across Yawkey Way hourly seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until three hours before game time, whichever is earlier.

The tours provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at America's most beloved ballpark. All areas are subject to availability. Tours of the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball include the press box and broadcast booths; the new Red Sox Hall of Fame Club presented by Volvo; the .406 Club; the Dugout Seats; and Pesky's Pole. When the field is available, fans may also have the opportunity to walk along the warning track and come face-to-face with the fabled Green Monster.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $8 for children 14 and younger. All areas are subject to availability.

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Apr 11, 2004

Green monster

Fenway park is a awesome place. especially when there is a game on. vendors are everywhere out in the streets and alot of nice people are around. if your a red sox fan acourse. avoid the yankee games because it can get a little mean out there. if you want to watch a good baseball game in a really old park, then come on down. tickets are hard to get because they sell out all there home games but that beloved scalper is always ready to sell you his tickets. this isn't a very cheap trip, the red sox have the highest prices for everything, including refreshments so if you want to bring the family, make sure you bring the checkbook.

heck babe ruth played in this ballpark so it must be old.

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Jan 31, 2004

Dave at Fenway

Of course baseball season was over when we visited and we didn't have time for a tour of the inside of the park. This was the last thing we visited before heading to the airport.

We would love to go back and see a game.

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Dec 06, 2003
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Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park

Red Sox baseball game at historic Fenway Park. This photo is from the 2002 Opening Day. I had taken a weekend trip to Dallas and had just flown back to Boston the morning of 2002 Opening Day. When I got into work around noon, one of my co-workers handed me a free ticket to the game, which was starting in an hour...I love spontaneity.
Fenway is one of the few old baseball parks left in America and has not changed much since it opened in 1912. With an incredible history, a game at Fenway takes one back to early days of baseball and great players like Ted Williams, Cy Young and Babe Ruth. In 1947, the legendary “Green Monster” was created when the all the advertisements on the left field wall was painted over with green paint. The official Red Sox website has a great narrative on the history of Fenway ( Over the past few years there has been a lot of talk around Boston about replacing Fenway Park with a new ballpark as so many other cities have done. So, Fenway’s time may be limited as well as your chance to experience this truly great old ballpark. If possible, try to catch a Red Sox - Yankees game. The heckling the Boston crowd gives their New York counterparts is an experience in and of itself and one that demonstrates just how old the rivalry is between the Boston and New York baseball clubs.

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Dec 08, 2002

Fenway Park should be high on...

Fenway Park should be high on your list, even if you're not a baseball enthusiast. It's the oldest major league baseball stadium in the country, being built in 1912, and unarguably the most venerable. Not so surprisingly, it's small, the facilities are primitive, the seats are uncomfortable, not to mention some sections are blocked by support columns. But ask any Red Sox fan and they'd swear that it's the best stadium in the world. Ask any baseball fan and they'd know what the 'Green Monster' is. You often see on TV rows and rows of empty bleachers at baseball games. Not here, this place is always rocking regardless of whom the Sox is playing; the atmosphere here is oftentimes rowdy and rarely matched anywhere else. This is it, the Mecca of the national pastime where every true fan should pay homage at least once in their lifetime. The Sox hasn't won the pennant in forever, okay since 1918, but this could be their year. I know, everyone said that last year too, but one can always hope.

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Oct 01, 2002

Here is a pretty good view of...

Here is a pretty good view of Fenway Park. Note the Green Monster on the far right. This is the huge wall that looms over left field. If the batter hits the ball far enough, the ball goes flying in the street below.
After being at Fenway, I got a good idea of how hard Mark McGwire was hitting the ball in the All-Star game 2-3 years ago. Now that would have been impressive to see live.

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Sep 07, 2002

This was the view from the...

This was the view from the Right Field seats that I had when the Red Sox played the Yankees.
Boston has some of the greatest fans in the country. It was great to see how well they support their teams and get excited for the Red Sox. Someday, maybe they can beat the Yankees. . .

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Sep 07, 2002
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Going to Fenway Park; home to...

Going to Fenway Park; home to the Boston Red Sox. I had been waiting years to see Fenway Park after watching many games and the 86' World Series at Fenway.
This is the old style baseball park of the 1920's. You can feel the classic baseball that was played here. Being in the park let's you understand briefly what it felt like to live 50-80 years ago.

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Sep 07, 2002

Go see a baseball game at...

Go see a baseball game at Fenway Park. There is so much history in this building. The game I saw was Boston vs the Yankees. It was a perfect game up until the second to last pitch.
100 years of baseball history in one building.

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Aug 26, 2002

Go to a Red Sox game. Museum...

Go to a Red Sox game. Museum of fine art. picnic on the commmon, ride the swans and check out some of our historical tours, but a self guided one.
Fenway Park is a historical monument in its own right.

Aug 26, 2002

Go watch the Boston Red Sox...

Go watch the Boston Red Sox play baseball if it's the season. If you can, watch the Yankees play when they come to town.
Try sitting in the bleachers by right field. Lots of homeruns, good conversations, can get a bit rowdy. Expect 'Yankees Suck!' chants even if the Yanks are not playing that day. Bostonians love their Sox and the games are always packed. A definite must go for one or the family!

Aug 25, 2002

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Getting to Fenway Park


4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215


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