Even Fenway Has Red Sox Apathy towards Opening Day

March 20, 2024

Opening Day is almost here for the Boston Red Sox, but walk around Fenway and you wouldn’t know it – many people can’t even name a current player.

It’s the first day of spring and the grand opening is just around the corner. But if you talk to the people at Fenway Park, you’ll find that many don’t know baseball season has started, they can’t even name the current Red Sox player.

It’s been a long time since fall. Red Sox Nation. A team that won 108 regular season games in 2018 and then beat L.A. Dodgers in the World Series, is a distant memory.

Now, even people who live near Fenway don’t know that opening day is Tuesday, April 9th.

“I feel like I usually hear or talk about it in other years, but this year they didn’t even know they were even started.

I had no idea,” said Samantha Perez.”I thought it was like a summer thing,” Marykathryn Montgomery said. “I didn’t know.

The lack of interest in the games extends to the stands — regular-season tickets can be found for as little as $11 at Vivid Seats on Tuesdays.

You know when I was a kid, it was watching TV when Pedro Martinez performed,” said lifelong Red Sox fan Frank Marr.

Experts say the 2020 Mookie Betts trade was a major turning point for fans. After Red’s performance, things only got worse. The Sox owner has decided to slow down his spending.

They have become a hindsight investment because they consistently finish last. They have become an afterthought for fans who seem to have lost interest. And most importantly, they appear to be an afterthought.

Based on ownership,” said NBC Sports Boston Red Sox insider John Tomase. “The Red Sox owners haven’t spent any money to get a representative team on the field, and that’s how you get into the apathy we’re talking about a week or two before Opening Day.

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