Pedro, Millar are fitting Fenway toastmasters
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- AP Photo
1971No.100JULY 18, 2005
Manny's Bathroom Break
During a conference on the mound, left fielder Manny Ramirez ducks into the Green Monster and returns to the field just as Wade Miller delivers a pitch. Later, Ramirez would say that while behind the wall he "peed in a cup."
• Editor's note: What follows is ESPNBoston.com's ranking of the 100 Greatest Moments in Fenway Park History. We convened a panel of nine experts to generate our ranking. You can rank your own top 25 HERE.
- AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
2003No.99SEPTEMBER 6, 2003
Springsteen Plays Fenway
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are the first major musical act to play Fenway since the 1973 Newport Jazz Festival.
- 98No.JUNE 18, 1961
1950Pagliaroni Keys Sweep
Jim Pagliaroni keys a dramatic doubleheader sweep, his grand slam in the ninth inning bringing the Sox back from seven runs down in a game won by Russ Nixon's single. Pagliaroni then homers in the 13th inning to win the second game.
- 97No.JUNE 27, 2003
1950Around They Go
The Red Sox set a major league record by scoring 10 runs before making an out in a 25-8 romp over the Marlins.
- 96No.MAY 3, 1938Grove Begins Run
Lefty Grove beats the Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings, the first of 20 consecutive decisions Grove would win at Fenway Park. The streak ends on June 21, 1941.
- 95No.SEPTEMBER 27, 1917All-Star Game Inspiration?
Fenway Park hosts a fundraiser before more than 17,000 fans for the family of beloved Boston Globe baseball reporter Tim Murnane, who passed away the previous February. A team of All-Stars from both leagues, including Walter Johnson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, Rabbit Maranville, Johnny Evers and Joe Jackson, fall to the Red Sox 2-0 as Babe Ruth pitches five scoreless innings. The game is often cited as the inspiration for the annual All-Star Game.
- 94No.NOVEMBER 16, 1940BC Ends G-Town Streak
Boston College defeats Georgetown 19-18 before 40,000 fans, ending Georgetown's three-year unbeaten streak in what Grantland Rice calls "probably the greatest football game ever played."
- AP PhotoNo.93APRIL 25, 1990
Buckner's Unlikely Homer
Bill Buckner hits a long fly to right field and as Angels outfielder Claudell Washington tries to make a play on it, he flips over the short fence and falls into the stands. The ball hits the wall and bounces away, allowing the hobbled Buckner to limp around the bases for one of baseball's most unlikely inside-the-park home runs, the last homer of his career.
- 92No.JUNE 22, 1977Five HRs Off Palmer
The Red Sox hit five home runs off Baltimore's Jim Palmer, winner of three of the previous four Cy Young Awards, the fourth time in six games the Sox homered five times.
- AP Photo/Winslow TownsonNo.91APRIL 26, 2009
Ellsbury Steals Home
Jacoby Ellsbury pulls off a straight steal of home with Andy Pettitte on the mound, sparking the Red Sox to a 4-1 win over the Yankees.
- 90No.JUNE 8, 1950Sox Run It Up
The Red Sox crush the St. Louis Browns 29-4 in the most lopsided win in club history. Bobby Doerr hits three home runs and drives in eight, Walt Dropo hits two home runs and has seven RBIs and Ted Williams has two home runs and five RBIs. (The Sox had beaten the Browns 20-4 the day before.)
- Bain News ServiceNo.89APRIL 9, 1912
First Fenway Exhibition
The Red Sox beat Harvard 2-0 in cold, wet and snowy conditions in an exhibition that was the first game played at Fenway Park.
- AP PhotoNo.88MAY 25, 2004
Staying At Fenway
New Red Sox owners announce their determination to remain at Fenway Park, adding around 5,000 seats. "I love Fenway -- I don't think you can replicate the magic you have here. It would never feel like Fenway," Sox majority owner John W. Henry said.
- No.87JUNE 19, 1977
16 Homers In Sweep
The Sox complete a three-game sweep of the Yankees with an 11-1 win that features Carl Yastrzemski hitting a home run that strikes the facing of the right-field roof, the only ball to reach that spot. The Sox hit a major league record 16 home runs in the series.
- 86No.JUNE 18, 1953Sox Plate 17 In Inning
The Sox score 17 runs in the bottom of the seventh, with Gene Stephens collecting three hits in the inning, in a 23-3 win over the Tigers.
- 85No.NOVEMBER 4, 1944FDR's Fenway Rally
Franklin Roosevelt headlines a program that includes Frank Sinatra and Orson Welles as 40,000 inside Fenway and another 10,000 outside hear FDR's final campaign speech.
- 84No.OCTOBER 15, 1912Rowdy Royal Rooters
In the only riot in Fenway Park history, the Royal Rooters, livid over the fact their accustomed seats had been sold to others, storm the field before Game 7 of the World Series, causing a delay of approximately 10 minutes before mounted police herd them off the field and restore order.
- AP PhotoNo.83APRIL 22, 2007
Four Straight Homers
The Red Sox hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back HRs -- by Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell and Jason Varitek -- against the Yankees on Sunday Night Baseball.
- Getty ImagesNo.82OCTOBER 11, 2003
Pedro Vs. Zimmer
In a heated Game 3 of the ALCS, Manny Ramirez set off a bench-clearing incident with his reaction to a Roger Clemens fastball that was high, but over the plate. Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer charged at Pedro Martinez, who grabbed the 72-year-old by the head and tossed him to the ground. Both later regretted the incident.
- Focus on Sport/Getty ImagesNo.81SEPTEMBER 16, 1975
Tiant Outduels Palmer
Luis Tiant outduels Jim Palmer with a five-hit shutout as the Sox beat the second-place Orioles 2-0 in a game that secures their hold atop the AL East.
- 80No.MAY 28, 1971Battle Of Unbeatens
Sonny Seibert beats rookie sensation Vida Blue in a battle of unbeatens, riding a pair of Rico Petrocelli home runs to a 4-3 victory.
- AP PhotoNo.79AUGUST 7, 1982
Rice Plays Hero
Jim Rice picks up a 4-year-old boy struck in the head by a foul ball and rushes him through the dugout to a waiting ambulance. Rice's actions helped save the boy's life.
- 78No.OCTOBER 10, 1999Valentin Drives In 7
John Valentin hits two home runs and drives in seven runs as the Red Sox pummel the Indians 23-7 to tie the ALDS at two games apiece.
- AP PhotoNo.77APRIL 9, 1990
Buckner's Standing O
Bill Buckner, returning to the Sox for the first time since 1987, receives a long standing ovation at the home opener.
- AP PhotoNo.76APRIL 12, 2003
Monster Seats Open
The Monster seats on top of the fabled Green Monster debut.
- AP PhotoNo.75JUNE 23, 2001
Manny's Monster HR
Manny Ramirez hits a home run off the Coke bottle that would have travelled an estimated 501 feet, or one foot less than the 502-foot "red seat" home run by Ted Williams considered longest in club history.
- 74No.JUNE 6, 1954Agganis Hits Winning Homer
Lynn native Harry Agganis hits a game-winning home run against the Tigers hours before graduating from Boston University.
- Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty ImagesNo.73JANUARY 1, 2010
Hockey At Fenway
In the first hockey game played at Fenway, Marco Sturm scores in overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL's Winter Classic.
- 72No.AUGUST 30, 1916Leonard No-Hits Browns
Dutch Leonard no-hits the St. Louis Browns 4-0.
- 71No.JULY 8, 1994Valentin's Triple Play
Shortstop John Valentin turns an unassisted triple play against the Mariners in the top of the sixth, then hits one of the Sox's three home runs in the bottom of the inning, sparking a 4-3 Boston win.
- AP PhotoNo.70APRIL 8, 1975
Tony C's Second Comeback
Back in baseball after an absence of nearly four years, Tony Conigliaro goes 1-for-4 as the Sox DH in a 5-2 Opening Day win over the Brewers, a game that is Hank Aaron's American League debut.
- AP Photo/Elise AmendolaNo.69MAY 10, 1999
Nomar Hits 2 Grand Slams
Nomar Garciaparra hits a grand slam in the first, a two-run home run in the third and another grand slam in the fifth, finishing with 10 RBIs in a 12-4 win over the Mariners. Nomar is the first Sox player to hit two grand slams in a game since Jim Tabor in 1939.
- AP PhotoNo.68JULY 11, 1914
Babe Ruth Wins First Start
Fresh off a train ride from Baltimore, Babe Ruth wins his first major league start, beating Cleveland 4-3.
- Bain New ServiceNo.67APRIL 26, 1912
First Fenway Homer
Defying predictions that no one would ever hit a ball over the left-field wall, first baseman Hugh "Corns" Bradley, a Worcester native, does just that in only the fifth game played at Fenway.
- 66No.MAY 15, 2003Sellout Streak Begins
Pedro Martinez beats the Rangers 12-3 before a sellout crowd of 33,801 at Fenway, the beginning of a sellout streak that stands at more than 700, longest in major league history.
- Getty ImagesNo.65JULY 12, 1999
Ken Griffey Jr. wins the Home Run Derby, but Mark McGwire steals the show, hitting 13 bombs in the first round, many reaching spots never before seen.
- 64No.JANUARY 5, 1934Yawkey Orders Rebuilding
A four-alarm fire breaks out in the bleachers during a much-needed renovation. In response, new owner Tom Yawkey orders a near complete rebuilding of the park, resulting in the "classic" Fenway Park that remains today.
- AP Photo/Winslow TownsonNo.63OCTOBER 24, 2007
Pedroia's Game 1 HR
Dustin Pedroia becomes the first rookie to hit a leadoff home run in the World Series as the Sox batter the Rockies 13-1 in Game 1.
- AP Photo/Jim RogashNo.62APRIL 10, 1998
Mo's Walk-Off Slam
The Sox, down 7-2 after eight to Seattle's Randy Johnson, score seven runs in the bottom of the ninth, a rally capped by Mo Vaughn's walk-off grand slam.
- 61No.MAY 1, 1982Williams Steals Show
In the first Old-Timers' Game at Fenway, 62-year-old Ted Williams stole the show, making a shoestring catch in right field.
- 60No.JUNE 18, 1977Billy Martin, Reggie Get Into It
New York Yankees manager Billy Martin yanks right fielder Reggie Jackson from the outfield in midgame and the men nearly come to blows in the dugout during a nationally televised game. The Sox hit five home runs and win 10-4.
- 59No.OCTOBER 11, 1946Dobson Gives Sox WS Lead
Joe Dobson pitches the Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Cardinals, giving Boston a 3-2 World Series lead. The Red Sox would lose the series in seven games.
- 58No.AUGUST 13, 1934Ruth's Fenway Farewell
An overflow crowd of nearly 47,000 salutes Babe Ruth in his final appearance at Fenway as a Yankees regular.
- 57No.SEPTEMBER 9, 1914First Fenway No-Hitter
Spitballing George "Iron" Davis, a Williams College man and Harvard Law student pitching for the Boston Braves, throws the first no-hitter in Fenway history, beating the Phillies 7-0.
- AP Photo/Charles KrupaNo.56OCTOBER 25, 2007
Sox Take 2-0 WS Lead
Curt Schilling, Hideki Okajima and Jonathan Papelbon combine for a five-hitter as the Red Sox beat the Rockies 2-1 to take a 2-0 World Series lead.
- 55No.MAY 12, 1991Williams Tips His Cap
The Red Sox honor Ted Williams by renaming Lansdowne Street "Ted Williams Way." Williams pulls a cap out of his back pocket and tips it to the fans, a gesture he was loathe to make as a player.
- 54No.SEPTEMBER 16, 1965Morehead's No-No
Dave Morehead throws a no-hitter to beat Luis Tiant and the Indians 2-0 in front of an intimate gathering of 2,370 on the day general manager Pinky Higgins is fired.
- 53No.JULY 25, 1941Grove Wins His 300th
Lefty Grove posts his 300th -- and final -- win, beating the Indians 10-6 behind Jimmie Foxx's tiebreaking triple in the eighth.
- 52No.JUNE 13, 1947First Night Game At Fenway
In the first night game at Fenway, the Sox score five in the fifth and win 5-3, before a capacity crowd of 34,510.
- 51No.JUNE 21, 1916First Sox No-No At Fenway
George "Rube" Foster, a 5-foot-7½ farmboy from Oklahoma, throws the first Red Sox no-hitter in Fenway Park history and receives a $100 bonus from Sox owner Joseph Lannin.
- Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty ImagesNo.50AUGUST 31, 1918
Ruth's Sox Win Pennant
Babe Ruth pitches the Sox to a 6-1 win over the A's to capture the American League pennant in a war-shortened season.
- 49No.OCTOBER 13, 1914Braves Sweep Series
The Miracle Braves beat Connie Mack's Athletics 3-1 to cap their remarkable comeback and the first World Series sweep.
- AP PhotoNo.48APRIL 30, 1952
'Ted Williams Day'
In his last game before leaving for his second tour of duty in the U.S. Marines, this time in Korea, Ted Williams hits a game-winning, two-run home run to beat the Tigers. The Sox had dubbed the occasion "Ted Williams Day."
- 47No.OCTOBER 5, 1975Sox Take 2-0 ALCS Lead
"Impossible Dream" holdovers Carl Yastrzemski and Rico Petrocelli hit home runs as the Red Sox beat the three-time defending World Series champion A's 6-3 to take a 2-0 lead in the ALCS.
- AP Photo/ Neal HambergNo.46APRIL 27, 2002
Derek Lowe's No-No
Derek Lowe throws a no-hitter, the first at Fenway since Dave Morehead in 1965, to beat the Devil Rays 10-0.
- 45No.JUNE 26, 1962Wilson's Historic No-Hitter
Red Sox right-hander Earl Wilson throws a 2-0 no-hitter against the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the first African-American to pitch a no-hitter in the American League.
- Focus on Sport/Getty ImagesNo.44OCTOBER 1, 1978
Red Sox Force Playoff
Luis Tiant two-hits the Blue Jays as the Sox win 5-0, which coupled with the Yankees' loss to the Indians (thank you, Rick Waits) forces a one-game playoff for the AL East title. The Sox, of course, lost that playoff thanks to Bucky Dent's unlikely homer.
- 43No.JULY 24, 1979Yaz's 400th Homer
Carl Yastrzemski hit his 400th career home run, sending a pitch from Oakland's Mike Morgan into the A's bullpen during a 7-3 Sox win.
- AP Photo/Stephan SavoiaNo.42SEPTEMBER 21, 2006
Ortiz Breaks Sox HR Mark
David Ortiz breaks Jimmie Foxx's 68-year-old team record with his 51st home run, then adds No. 52 for good measure in a 6-0 win over the Twins.
- AP Photo/Chitose SuzukiNo.41OCTOBER 4, 2003
Hot To Trot
Trot Nixon's 12th-inning homer to straight-away center wins Game 3 of the ALDS against the A's. The Sox go on to win the next two and the series.
- Steve Babineau/SA/Getty ImagesNo.40SEPTEMBER 1, 2007
Clay Buchholz, in only his second major league start, throws a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles, striking out the final batter of the game, Nick Markakis.
- AP Photo/Charles KrupaNo.39OCTOBER 21, 2007
Sox Win AL Pennant
The Sox blow the game open late and beat the Indians 11-2 to win the AL pennant, with Coco Crisp catching the final out while crashing into the wall in center field. The win completes Boston's rally from a 3-1 series deficit.
- 38No.OCTOBER 23, 1986Hurst Goes Distance
Bruce Hurst posts his third win of the postseason with a complete-game 4-2 victory over the Mets that gives the Sox a 3-2 lead in the World Series.
- Rick Stewart/Getty ImagesNo.37JULY 20, 1988
Morgan Magic Takes Hold
In his seventh game as Red Sox manager, Joe Morgan pinch-hits for Jim Rice with Spike Owen, Rice confronting Morgan in the dugout. The Sox would beat the Twins 9-7 on a three-run walk-off homer by Todd Benzinger, part of the team's record 24-game home winning streak that marked "Morgan Magic."
- Ezra Shaw /Getty ImagesNo.36APRIL 11, 2005
Red Sox Get Their Rings
In a sun-splashed home opener, the Red Sox receive their World Series champion rings and the banner is raised in center field by a number of former and present players, celebrating the team's first Series win in 86 years.
- 35No.SEPTEMBER 28, 1986Red Sox Clinch AL East
Oil Can Boyd goes the distance and a gimpy Bill Buckner catches a popup for the final out as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 12-3 to clinch the AL East title.
- David Butler II/US PresswireNo.34MAY 19, 2008
Jon Lester pitches the first no-hitter by a Red Sox left-hander since Mel Parnell in 1956, striking out Alberto Callaspo for the final out of a 7-0 win over Kansas City. Jason Varitek ties a major league record by catching his fourth no-hitter.
- AP Photo/Frank C. CurtinNo.33JULY 14, 1956
Mel Parnell, in his final season, pitches the first Red Sox no-hitter since 1923, beating the White Sox 4-0 before a crowd of 14,542.
- 32No.JUNE 23, 1917Shore's 'Perfect Game'
Ernie Shore throws a "perfect game" against the Senators in relief of Babe Ruth, who is ejected after walking the first batter of the game.
- AP Photo/Michael DwyerNo.31OCTOBER 5, 2007
Manny's ALDS Walk-Off
Manny Ramirez blasts a three-run walk-off homer over the Green Monster to give the Sox a 6-3 win over the Angels in Game 2 of the ALDS.
- Getty ImagesNo.30OCTOBER 2, 1983
Yaz's Final Game
In his 3,308th and final game, Carl Yastrzemski plays left field and goes 1-for-3 in a 3-1 win over Cleveland. At the end of the game, he takes a lap around the field to say goodbye to the fans, repeating a similar lap when he was honored the day before.
- Jonathan Daniel /AllsportNo.29OCTOBER 16, 1999
Pedro Vs. Clemens
In one of the most anticipated matchups in Fenway history, Pedro Martinez faces Roger Clemens and the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS. The rabid Fenway fans razz Clemens mercilessly and he is shelled in a 13-1 Red Sox win that includes two home runs by Nomar Garciaparra.
- AP Photo/Ed MaloneyNo.28AUGUST 4, 1959
First Black Sox Player
Pumpsie Green becomes the first black Red Sox player to appear in Fenway Park. The Red Sox are the last team to integrate, more than 14 years after working out Jackie Robinson and two other black players at Fenway. They never followed up on the workouts.
- AP PhotoNo.27APRIL 17, 1964
Tony C's 1st Fenway HR
In his first at-bat at Fenway, 19-year-old Tony Conigliaro hits a home run to help the Sox to a 4-1 Opening Day win over the White Sox.
- AP Photo/Dave TenenbaumNo.26OCTOBER 15, 1986
Behind Roger Clemens, who allows one run in seven innings, the Red Sox beat the Angels 8-1 to win the ALCS and cap a remarkable comeback sparked by Dave Henderson's home run in Game 5 at Anaheim.
- 25No.OCTOBER 20, 2007Drew's ALCS Grand Slam
J.D. Drew's first-inning grand slam sets the Red Sox off to a 12-2 win over the Indians to force a seventh game in the ALCS.
- Jim Davis/The Boston Globe/Getty ImagesNo.24OCTOBER 23, 2004
World Series Slugfest
The Red Sox beat the Cardinals 11-9 in Game 1 of the World Series, with Mark Bellhorn's two-run homer in the eighth providing the winning runs.
- 23No.SEPTEMBER 11, 1918World Series Clincher
Carl Mays pitches a complete-game three-hitter and scores one of two unearned runs on an error by Max Flack as the Red Sox beat the Cubs 2-1 to win the 1918 World Series, four games to two. It remains the last Series-clinching victory by the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Rumors of a fix and disenchantment with baseball during wartime holds attendance down to 15,238 fans.
- Bain News ServiceNo.22APRIL 20, 1912
First Regular-Season Game
Red Sox play their first major league game at Fenway Park and despite committing seven errors, rally to beat the Yankees 7-6 in 11 innings. Tris Speaker knocked in the winning run.
- 21No.AUGUST 1, 1973Fisk, Munson Brawl
Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk and Yankees counterpart Thurman Munson brawl after Munson barrels into Fisk on a botched suicide squeeze in the ninth inning of a tie game, bringing new life to the teams' rivalry that would carry on for years to come.
- 20No.OCTOBER 8, 2004Ortiz's ALDS Walk-Off
David Ortiz's walk-off home run off Jarrod Washburn gives the Sox a three-game sweep of the Angels in the ALDS.
- AP Photo/Elise AmendolaNo.19OCTOBER 3, 1990
In the final game of the season, Tom Brunansky makes a diving catch down the right-field line with runners on first and second for the last out of a 3-1 win over the White Sox that clinched the AL East title. Closer Jeff Reardon (left) was on the mound.
- AP Photo/Paul BenoitNo.18SEPTEMBER 12, 1979
Yaz's 3,000th Hit
After going hitless in his previous 12 at-bats, Carl Yastrzemski grounds a single past Yankees second baseman Willie Randolph for his 3,000th career hit.
- 17No.JULY 9, 19461946 All-Star Game
Ted Williams hits Rips Sewell's eephus pitch into the right-field stands in the 1946 All-Star Game. Williams goes 4-for-4 in the game with two home runs, four runs scored and 5 RBIs in the AL's 12-0 victory.
- Bryce Vickmark/Icon SMINo.16JUNE 9, 1946
'Red Seat' Homer
Ted Williams hits what is regarded the longest home run in Sox history, a drive estimated at 502 feet commemorated by a red seat in the right-field bleachers. As legend has it, the ball struck the spectator in that seat, Joseph Bouchard, a 56-year-old construction engineer from Albany, N.Y., in the head. He displayed a hole in his straw hat after the game.
- Focus on Sport/Getty ImagesNo.15APRIL 14, 1969
Tony C Returns
Tony Conigliaro, playing for the first time since his beaning 18 months earlier, hits a two-run home run in the 10th, then walks and scores the winning run in the 12th to beat the Orioles in Baltimore. Less than a week later, on April 14, he re-debuted at Fenway and singled in what proved to be the winning run in a 5-3 Red Sox win. (Correction: We originally incorrectly identified the April 8 game as having taken place at Fenway).
- Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesNo.14JULY 24, 2004
Varitek Shoves A-Rod
Jason Varitek confronts the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, shoving his mitt in his face, to set off a brawl before Bill Mueller's walk-off home run off Mariano Rivera gave the Sox an 11-10 comeback win that is seen as a flashpoint in the World Series season.
- 13No.SEPTEMBER 6, 1912Wood Outduels Johnson
Smoky Joe Wood and Walter Johnson pitch opposite each other in a much-ballyhooed contest between baseball's two best pitchers. Wood gains a narrow 1-0 victory over Washington on his way to a 34-5 mark for the season. As many as 40,000 fans turned out to watch, spilling onto the field and even occupying the dugouts.
- AP Photo/Winslow TownsonNo.12OCTOBER 24, 2004
Bloody Sock II
Curt Schilling allows one run and four hits over six innings after having the tendon in his ankle repaired for the second time in the postseason, leading the Sox to a 6-2 win and 2-0 World Series lead.
- Focus on Sport/Getty ImagesNo.11OCTOBER 11, 1975
Tiant's Series Shutout
Luis Tiant pitches a five-hit shutout, singles and has an adventurous trip around the bases as the Red Sox beat the Reds 6-0 in Game 1 of the World Series. Tiant's parents, who had flown in from Cuba, watched from the stands.
- 10No.OCTOBER 5, 1967Lonborg's WS 1-Hitter
In Game 2 of the World Series, Jim Lonborg throws a one-hitter, with Julian Javier's eighth-inning double the only blemish, and Yaz rips two home runs in a 5-0 win over the Cardinals.
- Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty ImagesNo.9APRIL 29, 1986
Clemens Strikes Out 20
Roger Clemens sets a major league record by striking out 20 batters in a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. Three Mariners batters -- Phil Bradley, Dave Henderson and Ivan Calderon -- combined for 10 at-bats and struck out in all 10. Bradley's strikeout in the ninth was No. 20.
- Bain News ServiceNo.8OCTOBER 16, 1912
Sox Win Game 8 In Extras
In the 10th inning of Game 8 of the 1912 World Series (one of the games ended in a tie), with the Giants nursing a 2-1 lead, Giants center fielder Fred Snodgrass drops Clyde Engle's lazy fly ball in what would later be termed the "Thirty-Thousand Dollar Muff." The Red Sox rally to tie the game and then win it when Larry Gardner knocks in Steve Yerkes with a sacrifice fly. The win secures the team's second title in the first year of Fenway's existence.
- Corey Sipkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty ImagesNo.7OCTOBER 18, 2004
Second Straight Walk-Off
The Sox beat the Yankees 5-4 in a nearly 6-hour, 14-inning ALCS Game 5 marathon that ends with a second straight walk-off hit by David Ortiz and sends the series back to New York.
- AP PhotoNo.6SEPTEMBER 28, 1960
Williams' Final At-Bat HR
Ted Williams homers on what turns out to be the final at-bat of his career. The moment was immortalized in John Updike's "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu."
- Matt York/AFP/Getty ImagesNo.5JULY 13, 1999
1999 All-Star Game
After Ted Williams is surrounded by All-Stars on the Fenway infield, Pedro Martinez strikes out five of the six National League stars he faces -- Barry Larkin, Larry Walker, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire and Jeff Bagwell -- and is named the game's MVP.
- Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesNo.4OCTOBER 17, 2004
Facing elimination against the Yankees in Game 4 of the ALCS, the Red Sox rallied against Mariano Rivera in the ninth. After Kevin Millar walked, pinch runner Dave Roberts stole second before being singled home by Bill Mueller with the tying run, forcing extra innings.
- Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesNo.3OCTOBER 17, 2004
Papi's Signature Walk-Off
Just after the 5-hour mark in Game 4 of the ALCS, David Ortiz sent the Fenway Faithful into a frenzy with a 12th-inning homer, saving the Red Sox from elimination and kicking off the biggest comeback in baseball history.
- Getty ImagesNo.2OCTOBER 1, 1967
The Impossible Dream
"Impossible Dream" Red Sox clinch the pennant after beating the Twins 5-3 then waiting for Detroit to lose to the Los Angeles Angels. Carl Yastrzemski goes 4-for-4 while Jim Lonborg pitches a complete game and has two hits, including a bunt single that keys a five-run rally in the sixth.
- AP PhotoNo.1OCTOBER 21, 1975
Fisk Waves It Fair
The first World Series night game played at Fenway Park is regarded as one of the best games ever played. Carlton Fisk's 12th-inning home run gave the Red Sox a 7-6 win over Cincinnati's Big Red Machine in Game 6 of the World Series. The game included many other memorable moments, notably Bernie Carbo's game-tying, pinch-hit three-run homer in the eighth.
FENWAY PARK RECORDS
All-Time Fenway Leaders
Most Career HRs at Fenway Park
|David Ortiz||153 (thru 4/17)|
Most Career Hits at Fenway Park
Highest Win Pct at Fenway (min. 75 dec.)