Clemens Booed At Fenway As He Takes In Red Sox-Braves

BOSTON (CBS) – Seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens enjoyed a great view of Friday night’s Red Sox-Braves game at Fenway Park from the front row of the Green Monster.

The reception he received from the Fenway crowd was a little less enjoyable though.

Recap: Sox Fall To Braves 4-1

Although he is tied with Cy Young for the most wins in franchise history, Clemens heard a ration of boos when featured on the scoreboard after the third inning. They likely stem from his ugly departure for Toronto, his tenure(s) in pinstripes, or recent bout in court — or all of the above.

There were some cheers for Clemens, although they were vastly outweighed by the jeers.

Read: Clemens Unconcerned With Hall Of Fame Future

This was Clemens’ first trip of the season to the ballpark he won 100 games in as a player. The 49-year-old missed Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary celebration in April to attend his son’s game in Texas, although he sported a white “Fenway 100” hat Friday night.

“The Rocket” pitched for the Red Sox from 1984-96, winning 192 games and striking out a franchise record 2,590 batters. His 4,672 career punch-outs  are third on baseball’s all-time list.

Earlier this week, Clemens was acquitted on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs.

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