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Baseball - The Green Monster of Fenway Park

Baseball - The Green Monster of Fenway Park

epa01888885 A view of the scoreboard portions of the outfield wall know as 'The Green Monster' at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 29 September 2009. When an 'Official Major League Baseball' hits the metallic portion of the left field wall at Fenway Park, known as the 'Green Monster,' the ball acts in the same manner as a rubber stamp and leaves behind an impression from the ink on the green paint of the wall. The wall, standing 32 feet, 2 inches (9.8 meters) built in 1936 and then painted green in 1947, was constructed to protect the buildings behind Fenway Park but is known for preventing home runs and increasing the prevalence of doubles or 'wallballs.' The Green Monster, the tallest outfield wall in the Major League Baseball parks, had seating added to the top before the 2003 season and also holds one of the only remaining manually operated scoreboa
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September 29, 2009
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