Carl Yastrzemski, Jose Santiago and Jose Tartabull celebrate after beating Minnesota to advance to the World Series.  Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Carl Yastrzemski, Jose Santiago and Jose Tartabull celebrate after beating Minnesota to advance to the World Series. Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Red Sox fans bundle up and play chess while waiting in line for tickets to the 1967 World Series.  Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Red Sox fans bundle up and play chess while waiting in line for tickets to the 1967 World Series. Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Red Sox fans in the stands and sitting on scaffolding during a 1975 game against the Tigers.  Photographed by: Neil Leifer/SI

Red Sox fans in the stands and sitting on scaffolding during a 1975 game against the Tigers. Photographed by: Neil Leifer/SI

Pat Lawford and Jean Smith, sisters of late president John F. Kennedy, join Robert and Ted Kennedy during a pregame ceremony for the deceased president.  Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Pat Lawford and Jean Smith, sisters of late president John F. Kennedy, join Robert and Ted Kennedy during a pregame ceremony for the deceased president. Photographed by: Bettmann/CORBIS

Red Sox outfielder Jason Bay makes a leaping catch during a June 2009 game against the Yankees.  Photographed by: Damian Strohmeyer/SI

Red Sox outfielder Jason Bay makes a leaping catch during a June 2009 game against the Yankees. Photographed by: Damian Strohmeyer/SI

The inside of the Green Monster is a part of Fenway Park many fans never get to visit. In this 1987 photo, a worker watches a game against the Yankees.  Photographed by: Walter Iooss Jr./SI

The inside of the Green Monster is a part of Fenway Park many fans never get to visit. In this 1987 photo, a worker watches a game against the Yankees. Photographed by: Walter Iooss Jr./SI

Famed SI photographer Neil Leifer catches the action of a 1961 Red Sox-Tigers game.  Photographed by: Neil Leifer/SI

Famed SI photographer Neil Leifer catches the action of a 1961 Red Sox-Tigers game. Photographed by: Neil Leifer/SI

An aerial view of Fenway Park in 1995. At the time, there was talk of a projected replacement for the park at the cost of $600,000,000.00 million, but fans were unhappy with public money being used for a sports venue.  Photographed by: AP

An aerial view of Fenway Park in 1995. At the time, there was talk of a projected replacement for the park at the cost of $600,000,000.00 million, but fans were unhappy with public money being used for a sports venue. Photographed by: AP

A view of the Fenway Park exterior before a 2005 game against Toronto.  Photographed by: David Seelig/Icon SMI

A view of the Fenway Park exterior before a 2005 game against Toronto. Photographed by: David Seelig/Icon SMI

Ted Williams connects with a ball during a 1941 game against Washington. Williams remains one of Boston's all-time most popular players. He retired in 1960 with a .344 batting average.  Photographed by: Courtesy of Brian Interland

Ted Williams connects with a ball during a 1941 game against Washington. Williams remains one of Boston's all-time most popular players. He retired in 1960 with a .344 batting average. Photographed by: Courtesy of Brian Interland

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