Most fans know that the Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds was home of the 1903 World Series — the first modern Fall Classic, but did you know it was also the scene of the first American League perfect game?
Northeastern University now sits where Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds once proudly stood and a plaque commemorating the site is mentioned at the top of this page. However, probably the nicest "memory" is the bronze statue of Cy Young (pictured below along with the inscription at the base of the statue) that was erected in 1993 where home plate used to be.
AT THIS SITE IN OCTOBER 1903
BASEBALL'S WINNINGEST PITCH LED BOSTON
TO VICTORY IN THE FIRST WORLD SERIES
Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds items of interest: A groundskeeper tool shed was built in deep center field and anything hit into the shed was in play; the actual address was 400 Huntington Avenue; and the grass from the playing field was taken to Fenway Park for its field.