Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-05-04

May 4, 1939: In his first game at-bat at Briggs Stadium (later renamed Tigers Stadium) Red Sox rookie Ted Williams hits a home run that clears the right field roof of the park; this is the first ball to ever clear the right field roof at Briggs Stadium and Ted adds a second home run later in the game to prove that this was not a fluke!

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