The mission for the day was to take my nephew Michael to his first trip to Fenway Park to see his beloved Red Sox and his baseball hero David "Big Papi" Ortiz. The traffic was light and we found a parking spot FREE nearby at Kenmore Square. His first mission was to look for a "Big Papi" T-shirt and Red Sox hat which we found on Yawkey Way in short order.Then in the ball park he HAD TO HAVE a foam finger! While in the stands a few people who are fans of "Cape Ann Images" came over to say hi! Trish from Provo, Utah and Jim from Spartanburg, South Carolina.... it was nice to meet you! The rain held off as we watched the Red Sox beat the Oakland A's 5-4. Mike had a blast and can't wait to go again. He even sang along to "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline"!
Cape Ann Images at Fenway Park !
Mike at his 1st Red Sox game!
Mike enjoying his $3.50 pretzel wearing his $25.00 hat!
Game time temp!
Mike wearing his $10.00 foam finger!
Film maker Ken Burns directing a new project!
First baseline and right field!
Third base line and left field!
Starting pitcher Tim Wakefield!
"Big Papi" tosses ball to fan!
"Big Papi" hits 3 run homer!
High Fives for "Big Papi"!
Jacoby Ellsbury gets hit by pitch!
The Green Monster!
Nomar on deck!
Hideki Okajima warms as "Youk" yawns!!
Papelbon gets sign!
Jonathan Papelbon looks in!
Papelbon lets her rip!
Strike 3 game over!
It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!