The Fenway Project

The Fenway Project

by Cecilia Tan

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On June 28, 2002, over six hundred members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) descended on Fenway Park for an interleague contest between the hometown Boston Red Sox and their National League rivals, the former Boston—-now Atlanta—-Braves. Sixty-four of these avid fans, historians, statisticians, and game enthusiasts recorded their experiences for this book. Some wrote from privileged views such as inside the Green Monster’s manual scoreboard, the Braves clubhouse, and the broad- cast booth, while others took in the essence of Fenway from the grandstand or bleachers. The result is a fascinating look at Major League Baseball, the Red Sox and their colorful history, the charms and challenges of Fenway Park, and the allure of being a baseball fan.

Including articles on Red Sox/Boston Braves history and the City Series, The Fenway Project combines historical background as only SABR can deliver it with this fascinating "one night at the ballpark" as recorded by 64 observers on the spot. From the man who sang the National Anthem (SABR member Joe Mancuso) to the woman who threw out the first pitch (SABR's president Claudia Perry), from a man in the bleachers to a woman in the press box, readers of The Fenway Project will see the game from all angles.

Includes contributions by:
Jean Hastings Ardell
Phil Bergen
Steve Bennett & The Bennett Family
Bob Brady
Steven Wolfgang Brooks
Bob Buege
Anne Campbell
Jeff Campbell
Jim Cambpell
Jimmy Campbell
Gene Carney
Ken Carpenter
R. Chamberlain
Randall Chandler
Will Christensen
Richard Cohen
Dick Dahl
Eric Enders
Joe Favano
F.X. Flinn
Michael Freiman
Roy Gedat
Rich Gibson
Irv Goldfarb
Rich Klein
Francis Kinlaw
R.J. Lesch
Glenn LeDoux
Daniel Levine
Howard Luloff
Joseph Mancuso
Peter Mancuso Jr.
Skip McAfee
Lawr Michaels
Wynn Montgomery
Andy Moye
Bill Nowlin
Paul Parker
Mark Pattison
Claudia Perry
Fred Peltz
R. Plapinger
Jim Prime
Denis Repp
Susan Riggs
John T. Saccoman
Ryan M. Saccoman
Anthony Salazar
Jim Sandoval
Lyle Spatz
Michael Spatz
Steve Steinberg
Cecilia Tan
Stew Thornley
Scott C. Turner
Zack Triscuit
Lewis Trott
Jeff Twiss
Jay Walker
Angela Jane Weisl
Peter Winske
Saul Wisnia
John Zajc
Andrew Zinner

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148391760
Publisher: Society for American Baseball Research (SABR)
Publication date: 10/24/2013
Series: The SABR Digital Library , #13
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 180
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is made up of over 6,000 enthusiasts, with research interests spanning every facet of baseball.

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