It was announced today that, after a brief hiatus, Fenway Park will once again host the Baseball Beanpot in 2017. The tournament’s second round will be played on Wednesday, April 19th, at the historic ballpark, with the consolation game beginning at 3 p.m. and the Beanpot Championship game beginning 45 minutes after the consolation game’s conclusion.
The first round games of the tournament will, as always, be played at campus locations on Wednesday, April 5th, at 3 p.m. In the opening round, BC will host Northeastern and Harvard will host UMass.
This marks the second time during the 2017 season that the Eagles will be playing at the home of the Boston Red Sox. On Saturday, April 22nd, BC will again be afforded the privilege of playing on Fenway when they take on N.C. State in the 6th Annual ALS Awareness Game. And, just as with the ALS Awareness Game, net proceeds from the 2017 Baseball Beanpot at Fenway will go to the Pete Frates #3 Fund. Tickets ($10) go on sale today, Wednesday, February 22nd online at redsox.com/beanpot or by phone at (877) REDSOX-9. Tickets will also be available the day of the game at the game.
BC has enjoyed plenty of success over the years in the Beanpot, earning a 35-16-1 record in the tournament since its inception in 1990, while also capturing a tournament record 11 titles, including the last two.