On June 28, 2002, 600 members of SABR descended on Fenway Park for Braves/Red Sox Game. Sixty-four of these avid fans, historians, statisticians, and game enthusiasts recorded their experiences for this book. From inside the Green Monster’s manual scoreboard, the Braves clubhouse, the broadcast booth, the bleachers, the result is a fascinating look at MLB, the Red Sox, and their fans. More
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