Fenway turns

Boston’s famous diamond is just another gem in this historic city

Posted: June 10, 2012 at 3:34 a.m.

Fenway Park, the nation’s oldest baseball stadium, is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout the 2012 season.

In the nosebleed seats, everyone’s an expert. If you want an opinion on the departure of manager Terry Francona after last year’s September debacle, the loss of closer Jon Papelbon to Philadelphia or a definitive answer as to just how tall Dustin Pedroia isn’t, just ask the bleacher creature next to you. If Red Sox Nation were a living organism, its mouth would be here in the cheap seats at Boston’s Fenway Park.

This story is only available from our archives.

Travel, Pages 48 on 06/10/2012