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Sports Venues - Fenway Park

Nicknamed "America's Most Beloved Ballpark", Boston's Fenway Park lives up to its billing! At 95 years old, Fenway is not only one of the most historic stadiums, it's also arguably one of the best sports venues in the world.

Fenway Park - History

Built in 1912, Fenway Park is the oldest baseball stadium in the major leagues. For the past 95 years, Fenway as been the home of MLB's Boston Red Sox. This stadium has seen its share of great teams and players. Baseball greats such as Ted Williams, Carlton Fisk and Babe Ruth have worn the red, blue and grey colors of the Red Sox. The team has also won six World Series titles, although after they won the 1918 World Series, they didn't win another one until 2004. The drought is known as the "Curse of the Bambino".

Fenway Park - The Green Monster

One of the first things you notice when you go to a Red Sox game is the big green wall in left field. Known as "The Green Monster", the wall is 37 feet tall and 240 feet long. There is also a rare manual scoreboard on the bottom of the wall. The Green Monster is the signature characteristic of this ball park.

Fenway Park - Atmosphere

While Fenway does not have all of the fancy features that the new ball parks have, the experience you'll have at a Red Sox games is truly unique. Other than Chicago's Wrigley Field, no other stadium can offer the same historic feel that Fenway can. They say the grass is greener and the hot dogs are tastier at Fenway Park. It is also said that the most passionate and knowledgeable baseball fans are right there in Boston. That brings us to our next point - never wear Yankees gear at this ball park!

Fenway Park – Fun Facts

  • Fenway Park's seating capacity is 36,298. That is the second lowest in the MLB.
  • Former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt made a famous speech at Fenway Park during the 1940 Presidential race.
  • Several scenes for the 2005 movie Fever Pitch, starring Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore, were filmed at Fenway Park.
  • Fenway Park opened on April 20, 1912, just five days after the Titanic sunk.
  • No one has ever hit a home run over the right field roof at Fenway. Come on Barry Bonds, we're waiting!
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World Series - When Will the Sox Win Again?

  • Next year.
  • Within the next 5 years.
  • Within the next 10 years.
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Lolly20 posted in Xtreme Sports:
of coarse girls can be stronger than boys but some are not :wave
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How the game works: you roast the favorite american football player of the person above you  EXAMPLE: Mathew Stafford LIONS QB USER BELOW: hes the worst qb in nfl did you know that? Ok first person to reply roasts my player:  Favorite NFL Player: Antonio Brown #84 Pittsburgh Steelers
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Lolly20 posted in Cheerleading:
as long as they r happy i think it is fine :)
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A recent comment on a video gave me this idea , of writing about this whole scenario  the comment was something like this Messi + Ronaldo = Zlatan It was something that made me happy , cuz i'm a Zlatan fan myself , but keeping that aside I'll be honest in stating the reasons due to which Zlatan is considered better among fans  1st - Tired of Messi vs Ronaldo ; For those of you tired of the endless Messi vs Ronaldo debate Zlatan is the middle way , when Zlatan was asked for a word to describe Messi and Ronaldo  he said for Messi - Fantastic , for Ronaldo - Good ( he'd definitely prefer messi since he was in barca , so definitely against Real Madrid , but i'll skip that ) , but when asked about one word for Zlatan - "WOW!" that was his answer 2nd - If you believe in extraordinary and Jaw-dropping stuff; If we talk about Messi and Ronaldo we'll think constant goal scorers and team players and who deliver something great evry time the team needs it , but Zlatan he may also score regularly not as frequent as Messi or Ronaldo , but every time he scores it's another jaw dropping goal , whether that 32 yard bicycle kick vs England or extraordinary volleys Zlatan is Zlatan 3rd Zlatan does things nobody does; You won't see Ronaldo having fun with reporters or Messi bad mouthing his manager even when he is wrong , Zlatan doesn't cares,  like who can forget the epic reply to Arsene Wenger on asking Zlatan to play a trial game , -" ZLATAN doesn't do Auditions" If some of you guys don't agree with me no problem , everybody has their own opinion , and if you don't agree with me cuz you don't know about any of those Zlatan goals or interviews , then you should definitely search the internet for - Extraordinary Zlatan  ZLATAN may had not won the -ballon d'or , but has won large no of trophies and league titles  search for zlatan ibrahimovic - titles and trophies for that
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Well for me, I think totally! Inside that is. When a guy says girls can't play sports I think THEY can't be cheerleaders. But if a guy says girls CAN play sports, yep, they could be cheerleaders
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