Fenway Park is an icon of Boston and one of the most famous venues in professional baseball. First opened in April, 1912, the park was built by John I. Tailor, then-owner of the Red Sox. Named after its neighborhood, Fenway Park cost $650,000 to build and could seat 35,000 spectators.
The first pro game there saw the New York Highlanders, later the Yankees, battle the Boston Red Sox. The home team was victorious, and 27,000 fans cheered them on.
Purchased by Thomas Yawkey in 1933, the park was largely destroyed by a fire the following year. In April, the [...]