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America’s Most Beloved Ballpark is celebrating a big birthday. 110 years ago to the day, Fenway Park housed its first ever baseball game, in which the Boston Red Sox took on the then New York Highlanders. The home team came out with a win in 11 innings by the score of 7-6, but that was only the first of many historic and memorable moments that took place at the Park. Here are five of some of the biggest moments.

  • 5. Sox and Yankees Square Up

    New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox - July 23, 2004

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    Not only were the New York Yankees challenges of the Red Sox in the game, the baseball mitts came off and the boxing gloves came on in this unforgettable moment in 2004. Tension was high between the two teams because of a pitcher/hitter altercation which featured none other than Alex Rodriguez.

  • 4. Ted Williams Hits The Longest Fenway Park Home Run

    The Ted Williams Seat

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    In June 1946, Ted Williams crushed the longest home run ever hit at Fenway Park. The ball sailed 502 feet and a red seat marks the exact spot where the ball landed.

  • 3. Big Papi's "This Is Our City" Speech

    Fenway Park

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    In light of the Boston Marathon bombings that took place just a few days before, the Red Sox held a pre-game ceremony in honor of the horrific attacks. During which, David Ortiz gave a very memorable speech that united us all in a time when we needed it most.

  • 2. 2004 American League Championship Series

    ALCS: Yankees v Red Sox Game 4

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    It was the series against the New York Yankees that brought just enough excitement to lead the Sox to a 2004 World Series Championship. Notably, game four of that year’s American League Championship Series at Fenway started a comeback from a Yankees 3-0 series lead.

  • 1. Jerry Remy's Ceremonial First Pitch

    Jerry Remy's First Pitch

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    Beloved Red Sox broadcaster and former second baseman Jerry Remy threw out the first pitch during a ceremony in his honor in October 2021, just days before he passed away from a long battle with cancer.