History of Fenway Park

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In History
  • Fenway Park Opening Day

    Fenway Park Opening Day
    The Boston Red Sox defeated The New York Highlanders [later known as the Yankees] 7-6, after 11 innings.
  • Fire Does Damage

    Fire Does Damage
    Fire destroys left field line bleachers.
  • Reconstruction Begins, Halted Due to Fire Again

    Reconstruction Begins, Halted Due to Fire Again
    Tom Yawkey purchases and begins major reconstruction of the park in 1933. However, construction comes to sudden stop after another fire breaks out destroying most of the park on January 5, 1934.
  • New Look For Opener

    New Look For Opener
    Construction crews worked to have the park re-opened for Opening Day that year. On April 17, 1934 Fenway Park opened with a whole new look.
  • Green Monster

    Green Monster
    The wall of advertisements in the park is painted green, therefore creating the ever so famous, Green Monster.
  • Fenway

    check out where I found this infoFor the most part, Fenway has managed to stay unchanged. Other than skyview seats added in '46, lights added in '47, and seating added to the Green Monster in 2003. Fenway remains much in the original set up. It still uses a manually operated scoreboard which adds to its uniqueness.
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