Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu By John Updike

Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu By John Updike


“Fenway Park, in Boston, is a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark. Everything is painted green and seems in curiously sharp focus, like the inside of an old-fashioned peeping-type Easter egg. It was built in 1912 and rebuilt in 1934, and offers, as do most Boston artifacts, a compromise between Man’s Euclidean determinations and Nature‘s beguiling irregularities. Its right field is one of the deepest in the American League, while its left field is the shortest; the high left-field wall, three hundred and fifteen feet from home plate along the foul line, virtually thrusts its surface at right-handed hitters. “

With MANY THANKS To The Late John Updike, The New Yorker, And Baseball Almanac. Read More Here:“Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu By John Updike”

 

Fenway Park on June 21, 2008
Fenway Park on June 21, 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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