Fenway turf ripped up after two Stones concerts

Updated: August 26, 2005, 7:20 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The Rolling Stones left the Boston Red Sox in need of some serious grass.

The team trucked in 40,000 square feet of sod to replace a huge swath of the Fenway Park outfield that was destroyed this week during the band's two concerts. The Red Sox moved the start of Friday night's game against Detroit back one hour to give the grounds crew time to get the grass in place, but the work was done well before the first pitch.

"We wanted to give ourselves the maximum amount ...

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