Posts tagged “Fenway Park”

#FridayFive: Favorite Places to Drink Beer

Of course, the best place to drink a beer is in the garage after you just finished mowing the lawn.

Red Sox 4, Mariners 1
May 18

John Lennon’s Revolution 9 — the tuneless dirge that drones “Number nine, number nine” — should have been blaring in the visitors’ clubhouse before last Saturday’s game at Fenway Park. The Mariners were facing Pedro Martinez, who in nine career games against them was 9-0 with an 0.91 ERA. Could they break their streak of futility? Pedro quickly made the answer clear: nein. In the first inning he struck out the side on nine pitches, a feat rarer than a no-hitter. Martinez became just the 35th pitcher in major league history to do it.

By the end of the day Martinez had thrown 99 pitches (73 for strikes) and struck out nine…
from the May 27, 2002 issue of Sports Illustrated

The highest-priced tickets in baseball got pricier Wednesday when the Boston Red Sox announced a 7.4 percent overall increase for this season.

Prices for the cheapest seats — upper and lower bleachers and outfield grandstand — are unchanged from last year, but all others are rising. Infield roof box, loge and field box seats, the most expensive at Fenway Park, will increase from $55 to $60.

2024-01-21: Broken links in this post have been removed and/or updated.

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