- Address: 4 Yawkey Way, Boston
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 37,000
- Opened: 20 April 1912
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Boston Red Sox (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Fenway Park
The construction of the Fenway Park, which is among the main sports venues in Massachusetts, started in 1911. It is known as a venue for various events, like American football, baseball, boxing, concerts, football, Gaelic football, hurling, ice hockey, political events and religious gatherings. It is the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. The Green Monster is a popular nickname for the famous large green wall at the Fenway Park. The wall was not painted green until 1947. Before the wall was painted green, it was covered with advertisements.
The Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox, one of the most famous baseball clubs in the world, moved to the stadium named Fenway Park in 1912. The baseball club was founded in 1901 under a different name. They have a famous rivalry with the New York Yankees, the first baseball club with 20 World Series titles. The Boston Red Sox won the World Series various times. They won the inaugural World Series in 1903 after beating the Pittsburgh Pirates from Pennsylvania. In 1912, the Red Sox won their second World Series title.
The North American Soccer League
In 1968, the stadium named Fenway Park was one of the venues for the inaugural edition of the North American Soccer League. The former football club named Boston Beacons used the stadium for home games in their only NASL season, in which they finished below the Atlanta Chiefs, the Washington Whips, the New York Generals and the Baltimore Bays. The Atlanta Chiefs from Georgia won the North American Soccer League in 1968.