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Fenway Park is one of the country's most beloved and popular ballparks. It is currently the oldest Major League Baseball stadium, and one of the three original ballparks still in use along with Wrigley Stadium in Chicago and the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. It is also the ballpark where the famed baseball star babe Ruth pitched.
Fenway Park is the home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, and has been since it first opened in 1912.The stadium was called Fenway Park by the owner of the Red Sox, John I. Taylor who said that the stadium was located in the Fenway section of Boston. The stadium has seen many renovations throughout the years, the last one in 2011 which saw the building of a new scoreboard, a video screen and a video board. Even with all the expansions and changes, a lot of effort has been made to conserve the original design of the park. For example, it still retains some of its old features such as the Triangle, the 11 meter-high left field wall called the Green Monster, and also Pesky's Pole.
The Red Sox are a very popular team and has one of the most avid fan bases in all of Major League Baseball, and the fans are collectively known as 'Red Sox Nation.' Since May of 2003, the fans have sold out Fenway Park for every single game and 456 consecutive games which is a Major League Baseball record. Besides the Red Sox, Fenway Park has hosted other teams such as the Boston Bulldogs, the Boston Patriots and many concerts, games and other events.
If you're in the Boston area, you should definitely make some time to visit Fenway Park. Baseball and non-baseball fans alike will be impressed by the sheer magnitude of this stadium and its rich history. If you're into baseball, a great way to discover Fenway Park is to attend an exciting Red Sox game. You can get tickets to a game directly from the Red Sox website or through Ticketmaster. So if you happen to be in Boston during Major League baseball season which runs from April until October, then be sure to get tickets to watch an unforgettable game.
If you want to explore Fenway Park in more depth, then you should consider embarking on a tour of the stadium. Tours can take you to places that you can't access otherwise such as the Green Monster and the press box. Tour tickets cost $12 for adults, $11 for senior citizens and $10 for children from 3 to 15 years of age. Tickets can be purchased at the Red Sox ticket office at the stadium or at the Team store on Yawkey Way when the ticket office is closed.
On non-game days, tours are available every hour on the hour from 9 am to 4 pm. On game days, tours of Fenway Park are available from 9 am to three and a half hours before game time. Tours of Fenway Park allow you to delve into the stadium and the Red Sox history. The tour guides are knowledgeable and provide a lot of interesting background and tidbits of information, and also a lot of jokes and quips about arch rivals; the New York Yankees.
Fenway Park is located at 4, Yawkey Way in Boston.