Green Monster time

Xander and I had our trip to Fenway today, with my first time ever sitting on the Green Monster.  The weather was great (low 80s, partly cloudy, with a nice breeze), the seats were excellent (Section 5, Row 1, Seats 9 and 10 — basically middle of the front row), and the Sox scored six runs in the bottom of the 1st on their way to an 8-4 win.

I’ll probably say more about this later, but in the meantime I finally have a picture to upload here.  The guy sitting next to us had an iPhone and was kind enough to take this photo and email it to me.

Green Monster seats at Fenway

The photo here is a thumbnail view.  Click it to see full size.  I’m the one on the left. 😉

Everything would have been perfect, but when we got home we saw the Sox go ahead 5-4 in the 8th inning of the nightcap, only to see Erik Gagne blow the save in the top of the 9th.  Oh well.  With the Yankees win today, the lead is back to 5 games.

About Ken Kousen
I teach software development training courses. I specialize in all areas of Java and XML, from EJB3 to web services to open source projects like Spring, Hibernate, Groovy, and Grails. Find me on Google+ I am the author of "Making Java Groovy", a Java / Groovy integration book published by Manning in the Fall of 2013, and "Gradle Recipes for Android", published by O'Reilly in 2015.

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