After watching the Red Sox play on Father’s Day, there was a special promotion called “Walk in the park post-game”. We weren’t sure exactly what that meant, but we stood in line and talked to a few fans. They said that after the Mother’s Day game, they let the fans walk around the field. How cool would that be?
Here was our first view. We were in the outfield. Our first stop was the bullpen, way in the back where the pitchers warm-up:
We got to walk around the field:
Besides getting the opportunity to walk around the field, they displayed memorabilia, including pictures:
A letter from the 1941 players to a fan:
They call this the Pesky pole:
It’s the right field foul pole. It was named after Johnny Pesky, who played for the Red Sox from 1942 to 1952.
Here’s the dugout. It was dirty!
An old jersey:
We made it on the big screen:
The “away’s team” dugout, it’s old:
Sunflower seeds from the away team:
Team signed ball from the 2004 World Series:
In front of the Green Monster:
The scoreboard. See the dents?
Upclose! You can see the baseball stitching!
2007 Championship Ring with 42 diamonds totaling 2.33 carats:
And to finish it off, I thought it would be fun to pretend to be catching a ball:
Let’s Play Ball!