If you’re planning to head down to Fenway Park this summer, I recommend arriving early and taking the tour. I’ve done this tour twice and loved it just as much the second time as I did the first. No ballpark in the majors oozes with as much history as Fenway.
Both tours I took started with a trip to the field to watch batting practice. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the Sox BP, but who cares… I was standing ON THE FIELD at Fenway Park. That first time, back in 2008 before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals, I remember standing there slack-jawed, staring at Troy Glaus thinking he didn’t look that giant on TV. That dude is big. Trust.
Believe me when I say it took every ounce of willpower in my soul not to kick off my sneakers and run barefoot across the infield grass. I’ve always envied Drew Barrymore for getting to do this in Fever Pitch. Lucky bitch. But, alas, I was interested in sticking around for the game (since this was the one and only time I sat on the Green Monster.)
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