They named it Fenway Park because the area that the field was built was called the Fens.
Fenway (1912) is older than Wrigley (1914).
Retired NumbersThe retired Red Sox numbers of Bobby Doerr (1), Joe Cronin (4), Johnny Pesky (6), Carl Yastrzemski (8), Ted Williams (9), and Carlton Fisk (27), along with Jackie Robinson's #42 that was retired by Major League Baseball in 1997, are posted on the right field facade in Fenway Park. (Jim Rice #14 joins the wall with his induction into the Hall of Fame 2009)The Red Sox' policy on retiring uniform numbers is based on the following criteria:- Election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame- At least 10 years played with the Red Sox- Finish his career with the clubhttp://boston.redsox.mlb.com/bos/history/retired_numbers.jsp
I think it's Fenway Park in Boston Boston's Fenway Park is two years older than Chicago's Wrigley Field.
Yes, the field is covered with grass.
Fenway Park in Boston
The first base side of the field.
Wrigley Field, Fenway Park