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Boston Red Sox defeat Texas 5-1

Jackie Bradley finished with three hits and drove in a pair of runs, as Boston eclipsed Texas, 5-1, in the first of three between the clubs at Fenway Park.

Brewers defeat the Red Sox in first game of interleague series

Lyle Overbay stroked a two-run double in the ninth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
Lego makes replica of Fenway Park for Legoland opening

Lego makes replica of Fenway Park for Legoland opening

BOSTON, April 4 (UPI) -- In honor of the opening of Legoland Discovery Center in Boston, the company constructed a replica of Fenway Park from Lego bricks.
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Obama honors World Series champions Red Sox

Obama honors World Series champions Red Sox

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama welcomes the 2013 World Series champions, the Boston Red Sox, at the White House on Tuesday.
Gabrielle Levy

Boston train derailment injures 10

BOSTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Ten people were inured Monday after a Green Line train derailed near Boston's Fenway Park.
Kate Stanton

Boston Red Sox celebrate World Series victory with parade

BOSTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Local politicians, team management, players and fans celebrated the Boston Red Sox's 2013 World Championship with a rally and parade in the city Saturday.
Boston Police make few arrests after World Series win

Boston Police make few arrests after World Series win

AMHERST, Mass., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Boston police Thursday thanked Red Sox fans for safely celebrating the team's hometown World Series win, adding that they only made a handful of arrests.
MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jon Lester fired 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday and the Boston Red Sox moved to within one win of a World Series victory with a 3-1 defeat of St. Louis.
James Taylor botches national anthem at World Series

James Taylor botches national anthem at World Series

BOSTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter James Taylor botched "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Game 2 of the World Series in Boston when he began to sing "America the Beautiful."
MLB: St. Louis 4, Boston 2

MLB: St. Louis 4, Boston 2

BOSTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Matt Carpenter's fly ball in the seventh led to two errors on one play Thursday and St. Louis rallied to even the World Series with a 4-2 victory over Boston.
MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

BOSTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Shane Victorino bashed a go-ahead grand slam Tuesday and the Boston Red Sox came from behind to beat Detroit 5-2 and win the AL Championship Series 4-2.

MLB: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 4

BOSTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- David Ortiz smacked two homers Saturday and Boston took a commanding 2-0 American League Division Series lead with a 7-4 win over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 0

CLEVELAND, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Alex Cobb pitched Tampa Bay out of persistent trouble Wednesday and the Rays advanced in the playoffs with a 4-0 victory over Cleveland.

Yastrzemski 'deeply honored' by statue outside Fenway Park

BOSTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Boston Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski says he's "deeply honored" by a statue of him installed outside Fenway Park.

MLB: Toronto 6, Boston 2

BOSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Jose Bautista's home runs Saturday, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the eighth inning, powered the Toronto Blue Jays over Boston 6-2.
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Fenway Park is a baseball park near Kenmore Square in Boston, Massachusetts. Located at 4 Yawkey Way, it has served as the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox baseball club since it opened in 1912, and is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently in use.

Because of the ballpark's age and constrained location in an urban neighborhood, the park has had many renovations and additions over the years not initially envisioned, resulting in unique, quirky features, including "the Triangle", "Pesky's Pole", and most notably the famous Green Monster in left field. Fenway Park is renowned for hosting dedicated Red Sox fans, collectively called "Red Sox Nation". Every Red Sox home game since May 15, 2003, has sold out; in 2008, the park sold out its 456th consecutive Red Sox game, breaking a Major League record. Fenway Park has also been the site of many other sporting and cultural events, including professional football games for the Boston Redskins and the New England Patriots, concerts, and political campaigns.

The Red Sox moved to Fenway Park from the old Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds. In 1911, owner John I. Taylor sold the team at the same time he developed land bordered by Brookline Avenue, Jersey Street, Van Ness Street and Lansdowne Street into a larger baseball stadium.

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