Open-Air Boxing

Historical Tour of Fenway Park

Open-Air Boxing

Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States

Created By: Core Docent Program I


On October 9, 1920, Fenway Park hosted the first open-air boxing show in Boston. The Boston Daily Globe described heavy weights McCreery and Lester as the only exciting boxers of the era. After the fight, Lester punched McCreery and the card drew 5,000 spectators.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Historical Tour of Fenway Park


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