The Globe reports the BRA yesteday approved the Yawkey Way deal with the Sox.
As Michael Dyer notes:
On this date last year the Red Sox lost to the Rays to fall to 68-82 on the season. DiceK pitched, Bobby V managed. This is better.
In this case, that the beer at Fenway Park is wicked expensive.
How many teams have won two non-doubleheader games in one day on walkoffs?
Matthew Kory exclaims:
I turned the game off after Dempster gave up the grand slam. It was over. The Sox were done for the night and so was I. Except, as it turned out, neither of us were. I called up the score on my phone hours later. "They WON!" I yelled. My wife came running. "What?" she said. I grinned. I couldn't help it.
Big Papi: 1
Dugout phone: 0
Specifically, in not finding the nearest dumpster and tossing a certain Globe columnist into it headfirst after said columnist (one guess which one) accused him of taking steroids because, after all, he's old and Dominican (yes, he went there). Not linking to the column because I don't feel like giving him my two cents worth of Web traffic, but it should be easy enough to find for anybody who can log into bostonglobe.com.
Boston Police report the Big Apple Circus performance for tonight has also been postponed.
Over the decades, news photographer Leslie Jones spent quite a bit of time at Fenway, including on Opening Day.
In 1963, the Red Sox opened the home season while the Prudential tower was still under construction (see it larger):