In preparation for Opening Day on Monday, April 11th we’re learning a little bit about our neighbors over at Fenway! Check out our list of facts we’ve compiled about the Red Sox and Fenway Park.
- Fenway Park is the country’s oldest baseball stadium in use, it opened in 1912.(104 years, what!)
- Fenway can hold over 37,000 people inside the stadium.
- Fenway isn’t just used for baseball, over the years there has been hockey games, football games and most recently, Polartec’s Big Air this past February!
- In 2015, Fenway Park was stated as having the most expensive beer, at $7.75.(Avoid this: grab a beer with us before the game!)
- The Green Monster was originally blue and featured advertisements.
- In 2014 it cost $350 to propose using the scoreboard at Fenway.
- The Red Sox’s Team Mascot is Wally and this year fans were introduced to his sister, Tessie!
- 2016 marks David Ortiz’s last season with the Red Sox. He’s won 3 World Series with the Red Sox. (FYI that’s 3 Duck Boat Parades)
- The Red Sox have won 8 World Series titles thus far. (We’re rooting for #9 this year)
- The youngest players for the 2015 season were, Mookie Betts, Xander Boegarts and Blake Swihart. All of them were born in 1992.
These are only a handful of facts about the Red Sox and Fenway Park! There’s plenty more to learn, but if we listed them all here you’d miss Opening Day on Monday. Going to the game? We’ll be open at 10am with bowling, billiards, bites & booze! Join us pre or post all of the Red Sox home games this season!
P.S. Keep an eye out for a Bowling Pin walking around before home games, that’s Mr. Pin! He’ll be handing out FREE bowling passes!