Boston’s 10 most outlandish historical moments

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Fact is stranger than fiction! Enjoy these odd (but true!) landmark events in Boston’s history:

No. 1: Fenway’s red seat

If you’ve ever been to Fenway Park, you know that the left field wall, affectionately known as the Green Monster, and the ballpark’s seats are painted the same color. You might even know that the Sox got a patent for it – Green Monster green. But did you know that there is one seat that’s painted red? There is, way back in the bleachers – Section 42, Row 37, Seat 21. It marks the longest home-run ever hit that stayed inside the park. Legendary Sox slugger Ted Williams knocked that one into the stands in 1946, a whopping 502 feet from home plate.

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