Ballpark Quirks: How Fenway Park's iconic Green Monster was born
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Warm up activity in left field before a 1918 World Series contest in October in Fenway Park in Boston. In the background is the famous left field wall. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)
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A view of the numbers used for the manual scoreboard are seen in the room behind the green monster (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images).
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(Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
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Babe Ruth, New York Yankees outfielder, readies to swing during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in 1926 (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images).
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Outfielder Ted Williams #9 of the Boston Red Sox is ready in his position during a game on July 4, 1947 against the Philadelphia A's at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by: Diamond Images/Getty Images)
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(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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