How to rob Fenway Park

Only the imagination of a struggling novelist and Hollywood could knock over Boston's historic ballpark

Updated: September 21, 2011, 11:27 AM ET
By Chuck Hogan | ESPN the Magazine

BURIED DEEP IN AN ARTICLE published in the March 19, 1995, edition of The Boston Globe was an amazing FBI statistic: More bank and armored-truck robbers were traced to Charlestown, a one-square-mile neighborhood of Boston, than anywhere else in the country. As a lifelong Massachusetts resident, I had a sense of this already: Anytime a bank was robbed in Greater Boston, you could count on at least one of the thieves being from Charlestown. But seeing this fact laid out boldly in print ...

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