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10 historic ballparks where you can still catch a game

By: Josh Lew on April 5, 2014, 10:03 a.m.
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Fenway Park

Boston's Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, opened in the spring of 1912. It is the oldest stadium in America used by a major sports franchise in any sport. The park is known for its design quirks, including the Green Monster, a towering left-field wall. Various renovations have taken place over the years, but plans by Red Sox owners to build a new stadium in the late 1990s were met with stiff resistance from fans and the city. The plans were eventually abandoned, and the team president has stated that he thinks Fenway will still host Red Sox games for at least another 45 years. Unlike Wrigley, Fenway has been a regular October fixture. It has hosted 10 World Series, including one in its first year, 1912.