Red Sox Set New Sellout Streak

BOSTON (CBS) – Sunday may have ended with the Boston Red Sox getting swept by the Washington Nationals at Fenway Park, but it also had a little bit of history.

With Sunday’s sellout, the Red Sox set a new record for the longest regular season sellout streak in major league sports.

Read: Nationals Complete Sweep With 4-3 Win Over Sox

Sunday was the 745th consecutive sellout of Fenway Park, surpassing the previous record of 744 held by the Portland Trailblazers from 1977-1995.

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Fenway Park’s record streak began on May 15, 2003, the second season under the new ownership.


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