Opening Day, at last

Sox-Yankees on April 20 marks the 100th anniversary of Fenway's first game

Updated: April 19, 2012, 8:10 PM ET
By Glenn Stout | Special to ESPNBoston.com

The following is an excerpt from "Fenway 1912" by Glenn Stout (published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011):

Finally, on the morning of April 20, after rain caused the first regularly scheduled American League game at Fenway Park to be cancelled due to rain on both April 18 and 19, dawn revealed baseball weather at last, the sun blazing and the sky a deep blue. The gates opened at noon and as soon as they did fans began to fill the stands. Today there would be no rain out. Fenway ...

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