BOSTON -- The Red Sox will give their fans a unique opportunity to celebrate the life of late franchise icon Johnny Pesky in a Sept. 23 ceremony at Fenway Park.
The tribute will start at 6 p.m. ET. The Red Sox have a 1:35 p.m. game against the Orioles that day. Fans with tickets are welcome to stay for the tribute. Also, the tribute is free of admission for anyone who wishes to attend.
In addition to hearing stories about Pesky's memorable career, fans will be able to walk on the warning track and see displays that illustrate Pesky's life a player, coach, manager, broadcaster, ambassador, patriot, husband, father and friend.
Fans will also have the opportunity to write personal messages that will be given to his family and become part of the Nation's Archives at Fenway Park.