Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 4/11/13
  After almost ten years of Fenway Park being filled to the brim for every home game, the Red Sox announced Wednesday that their sellout streak has come to an end. The streak that started on May 15, 2003, lasted 794 regular season games and, including playoffs, 820. The streak was a record across all four major sports leagues, surpassing the previous mark of 814 set by the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers from 1977 to 1995. The previous MLB record was held by the Cleveland Indians, who sold out 455 consecutive games from 1995 to 2001. Fenway Park, which has a capacity of 37,493, drew only 30,862 to Wednesday night’s 5-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The ballpark never had a capacity of less than 32,000 for the duration of the streak. The team took to Twitter to announce that the streak had ended and to thank fans. “@RedSox: Tonight marks conclusion of 794 straight sell outs & 820 w/ postseason at Fenway Park. Both are the longest in Major League sports” “@RedSox: From all of us, we...
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