Fenway Park's Green Monster

Fast Facts

Seating Capacity

37,499 (night), 37,071 (day)

Largest Crowd

47,627 fans crowded well past capacity into Fenway Park for a doubleheader between the Red Sox and the New York Yankees on 22 September 1935, a figure accomplished well before more stringent fire laws and league rules set after World War II prohibited the overcrowding that was so common in the 1930s

Field Surface

Perennial Kentucky blue grass

Field Dimensions

Fenway Park measures 310 feet (94.5 meters) down the left field line: 379 feet (115.5 meters) in left center field; 390 feet (118.9 meters) in center field; 420 feet (128 meters) in deep center field; 380 feet (115.8 meters) in deep right field; and 302 feet (92 meters) down the right field line.

Outfield Wall Dimensions

The left field wall — also known as the Green Monster — measures 37 feet (11.3 meters) high. The center field wall is 17 feet (5.2 meters) high, the bullpen fences measure five feet (1.5 meters) and the right field fence is 3 to 5 feet (0.9 to 1.5 meters) high.


Attendance Figures (since 2004)

2013 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 2,833,333
Percent Capacity: 94.4%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 34,979

2012 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 3,043,003
Percent Capacity: 101.4%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 37,567

2011 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 3,054,001
Percent Capacity: 101.7%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 37,703

2010 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 3,046,443
Percent Capacity: 100.9%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 37,610

2009 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 3,062,699
Percent Capacity: 101.5%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 37,811

2008 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 3,048,250
Percent Capacity: 104.0%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 37,632

2007 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 2,971,025
Percent Capacity: 101.4%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 36,679

2006 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 2,930,768
Percent Capacity: 100.0%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 36,182

2005 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 2,847,888
Percent Capacity: 98.4%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 35,159

2004 Regular Season

Total Attendance: 2,837,294
Percent Capacity: 100.7%
Per-Game Average (81 Home Games): 35,028

Source: MLB Attendance Report @ ESPN.com

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