On this day: Ground was broken for Fenway Park
Thursday, 25th September 2014 by Ian Brown
On September 25, 1911, ground was broken for Fenway Park in Boston, the oldest ballpark still in use in the Major Leagues. The Red Sox started playing in the iconic stadium the following season. In 1999 plans were announced to create a modern replica to replace Fenway, with immediate outrage from the team’s fans meaning the plans were eventually shelved.