Braves Field was home to the National League Boston Braves for thirty-seven years. The Bee Hive, which it was officially known as from 1936 through April 29, 1941, was a scenic backdrop to some great baseball history and is often best remembered for its wonderful fried clams.
"There is much less drinking now than there was before 1927 because I quit drinking on May 24, 1927." - Rabbit Maranville
Major League Baseball Occupants
Miscellaneous Items of Interest
The Boston Red Sox played their home games here during the 1915 and 1916 World Series , the 1936 All-Star Game was played here, and after the park closed Boston University purchased the field and put in a football field.
Braves Field Highest Attendance | The Courier Post | September 2, 1933
Did you know that the grass on this infield was originally from the Sound End Grounds ballpark? They actually moved the grass from one park to the next to preserve the tradition.
In 1946, more than 5,000 fans left Opening Day with green paint on their clothes. That morning's touch-up had not yet dried and the Braves organization paid over $6,000 in legal claims to their own fans.