This Day In History: 2000-04-20

April 20, 1912: The Red Sox christhen Fenway Park with a 7-6, 11 inning victory over the New York Highlanders; a crowd of 27,000 fans, the capacity at the time enjoys the Opening Day festivities at the state-of-the-art ballpark, which includes a small parking lot for automobiles located behind centerfield, and a screen behind home plate to protect the fans.

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