June 11, 2012

Fenway Park Sells Out. Again and Again

It's a term no fan wants to be called...a "sellout".  But something tells me that after Sunday's game (a 4-3 loss against the Washington Nationals), Boston Red Sox fans might be okay with it.

For now.

Fenway Park sold out its 745th consecutive game Sunday, the most consecutive sellouts in North American major pro sports history...as the minor league Dayton Dragons are closing in on 900 straight.

So who did the Red Sox pass?  The Portland Trailblazers...who once sold out 744 straight home contests.

The first sellout of the historic streak was May 15, 2003, when the BoSox beat up the Texas Rangers 12-3.  In 2008, Boston broke the Major League record by selling out its 456th consecutive game.

And in case you were wondering...the average paid attendance during the sellout streak has been 36,544.

For more fun Fenway Facts...why not click HERE.


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