There was the Green Monster and there was the Pesky Pole and there was the cubbyhole in the scoreboard where Manny Ramirez used to coopwhen he got bored, and probably still does, for all we know.
It’s still Fenway Park, no matter what rectangular sidelines are laid down, no matter what kind of no-hands high jinks are performed on the makeshift field.
Football at Fenway. That’s what the organizers called Wednesday’s summer exhibition in which A.S. Roma defeated Liverpool, 2-1, with Michael Bradley of the United States scoring the first goal. Whatever name it goes by, the sport is not a threat to hallowed places like Fenway Park, where the Splendid Splinter used to hit and glower.