Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on the road.
As the Cubs prepare their plans to make over the “Friendly Confines,” the franchise would be wise to follow some of the steps that the Red Sox took to both preserve and transform “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark.”
While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.
The Fighting Irish hockey team will play an outdoor game at Fenway Park against Boston College next January.
A published report says Wrigley Field could soon look a lot more like Fenway Park in Boston, if Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets his way.
Amid the usual, goofy hokum of the annual Cubs Convention came the announcement of a proposed redesign of Wrigley Field’s right-field bleacher area.
For many, the Chicago Cubs’ trip to Fenway Park earlier this season will be remembered as the the Cubs’ first trip back to Boston since the 1918 World Series. But for Marlon Byrd, at least, the trip will be remembered for one individual pitch.
The Chicago White Sox started their three-game series at Fenway Park coming off of a stretch that saw them lose four of five games. But they have the chance to leave Fenway Park with a three-game sweep of the Red Sox.
I had the absolute pleasure of spending three nights in Boston last week. It is easily one of my favorite places in the country. The people are incredibly kind and the pubs are plentiful.
In the second inning of Saturday night’s game at Fenway park, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd was hit by a pitch under his left eye. It was a scary situation for Byrd and his teammates, but looking back on it, Byrd may actually be lucky.
Tim Wakefield held Chicago to four hits in 6 2-3 innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 victory on Sunday and send the Cubs home after their first visit to Fenway Park since the 1918 World Series.
An eight run 8th inning, in which the Red Sox made three errors, propelled the Cubs to a comeback win tonight at Fenway Park 9-3.
The atmosphere is electric here at Fenway Park, and that is no exaggeration.
The Chicago Cubs waited more than 90 years to play the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, where they lost 15-5 on Friday.
The last time the Chicago Cubs made a trip to Fenway Park, Cubs hitters were trying to figure out ace pitcher Babe Ruth, and baseball’s oldest ballpark was still a new-age novelty.
Tonight we start what is now the annual ritual of baseball known as interleague play. At this point the feeling about these games is roughly the same as going to the annual family outing with relatives who are not particularly liked.
Another trial balloon from the Cubs has been met with another round of skepticism, and rightly so.
In 72 A.D., the Roman Emperor, Vespasian, ordered work to begin on an arena that would remain as one of the most iconic sporting arenas mankind has ever known: The Colosseum.