I figured that if the less famous distant cousin of the Green Monster is ever going to get a post on this blog, today had to be that day.
Johnny Pesky was a Red Sox legend who hit .307 for his career, and he died today at age 92. This is one of the most famous baseball landmarks in the game. When I make my first trip to Fenway (God willing), I’ll be sure to write something cool on that pole.
You want to read why they call it Pesky’s Pole, right here.
You want Pesky’s Baseball-Reference page, right here.