Gregory: The cheapskate’s guide to ‘attending’ the World Series

From SABR member John Gregory at Twins Daily on October 24, 2018:

I’m a five-minute walk away from the east-west commuter train that also stops at Fenway Park. So with Game 1 of the World Series being held at Fenway, Tuesday night, despite not being a diehard Red Sox fan and despite the forecast of iffy weather I felt like I’d be a fool not to take advantage of the logistics.

The title for this blog entry is deceptive because I didn’t actually “attend” the game. I didn’t have tickets, and of course no way was I going to pay scalper prices. But I thought I’d enjoy the atmosphere outside the ballpark. It’s like Wrigley, and maybe a few others, with thriving neighborhoods that are worth enjoying even when the home team isn’t playing.

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Originally published: October 29, 2018. Last Updated: October 29, 2018.