Fenway Turns 100

“America’s most beloved ballpark” has hit the century mark. Fenway Park opened its gates April 20, 1912 and has been home to the Boston Red Sox since. From the “Green Monster” to “Pesky’s Pole” to “Yawkey Way”, the history of this park is only currently matched by Wrigley Field. When the Red Sox open up a series with the New York Yankees on the weekend of the 20th, they will honor former players and managers who have called this place home.

Fenway Park opened on April 20, 1912.

The "Green Monster" is one of the most unique things in all of baseball.

"Pesky's Pole" was named for Johnny Pesky, the light hitting shortstop who is a Red Sox Hall of Famer.

The sounds of vendors and the sights of championship banners make Yawkey Way a very nice invitation to the park.

Happy Birthday Fenway

Jason Varitek, Tim Wakefield, Bobby Doerr and Johnny Pesky were some of the hundreds of former players who returned for the anniversary.

Pedro Martinez and Kevin Millar gave a great toast to the crowd.

The Red Sox even wore their 1912 uniforms.

This man, Eric Chavez, ruined the party with two home runs in a 6-2 Yankees win.

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