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2. Where did Fenway Park get its name?

Charles Taylor, the original owner of the Red Sox, named the ballpark he built for Boston’s Fenway district, where it sits amid the former mudflats known as the Fens.

Charles Taylor, the original owner of the Red Sox, named the ballpark he built for Boston’s Fenway district, where it sits amid the former mudflats known as the Fens.

Charles Taylor, the original owner of the Red Sox, named the ballpark he built for Boston’s Fenway district, where it sits amid the former mudflats known as the Fens.

Charles Taylor, the original owner of the Red Sox, named the ballpark he built for Boston’s Fenway district, where it sits amid the former mudflats known as the Fens.

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It was named for the first Red Sox batting champion.

 

It sits on land belonging to the Fenway family estate.

 

It was named for a former Boston mayor.

 

It is named for a district in the city.

 
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