Fenway Park:The Centennial: Years of Red Sox Baseball by Saul WisniaFenway Park: Who are the best Red Sox players of the past years? The Monitor goes outside the box to name its lineup. September 27, If you were selecting the best Boston Red Sox players of the past years, would Babe Ruth make the cut? And what about Ted Williams?
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Fenway Park: 100 Years: The Official, Definitive History of America's Most Beloved Ballpark
Nolan, former Boston Globe editorial page editor, has written. We flat out love Fenway, don't we? We love it because of its grit, its quirks, because it is in and of the city, because it's a ballpark-not-a-mallpark. Nolan spells things out: "A crazy-quilt violation of city planning principles, an irregular pile of architecture, a menace to marketing consultants, Fenway Park works. A mind-bending number of words have been written about the Sox - the Globe alone pours out , a year - but as the th anniversary of Fenway Park lands this month, it's time to honor the team's iconic home with some luxe coffee-table books, all burnished with photos and bursting with quotables. The Globe-Fenway connection gets vivid due - the book even includes former legendary publisher Charles Taylor's restored park blueprints.
At the market, I pick each one up, pulled in by the shapes as they sit together, waiting. I feel its heft in my hand, enjoy the textures of the skin or peel, and begin to look closer and closer. The patterns on each individual surface marks them as distinct. I push further still, discovering territory unseen by the casual observer, a new land. I am like a satellite orbiting a distant planet, taking the first-ever images of this newly envisioned place. There were so many choices, appealing to both hand and eye. I decided to print in black and white to help make the images visually more about the shapes, and not about guessing which fruit is smoothest, which vegetable is greenest.
View Larger Image. Ask Seller a Question. Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Honoring the th anniversary of Fenway Park, this is a nostalgic and reverent look at America's 1 baseball shrine--the national treasure that has been home to more than straight sellouts and some of baseball's greatest games and players over the last century Relive years of memories in Fenway Park with this monumental book-with an original DVD documentary hosted by Carlton Fisk. With supreme photography, a wealth of memorabilia, and original commentary by three generations of Boston Red Sox players and fans, this book celebrates the stadium in style.