Dan Desrochers' ventures to Fenway Park began in 1967 as a 12-year-old who had a passionate desire to attend a Red Sox game. Unbeknownst to his parents, he schemed and plotted his "Impossible Dream" Maine-to-Boston venture that combined bicycling, hiking, and bus and train rides to catch his first Red Sox game. He successfully completed the 200-mile trip and managed to get home before dark. He now lives in Rollinsford, New Hampshire though he still considers himself a Mainer -- and he continues to organize trips to Red Sox games today without his mom's permission. He was in St. Louis when the Red Sox won it all in 2004.
SABR BioProject biographies written by Dan Desrochers