If you bleed red, navy and white during baseball season, there plenty of places around Boston where you can throw back a few drinks and watch the game with fellow baseball fans. Here are Boston’s best baseball bars.

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McGreevy’s 3rd Base Saloon
911 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 262-0911

Hours:  Daily 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.

Located across from the Hynes Convention Center and just 1200 steps from Fenway Park, McGreevy’s is a replica of “Nuf Ced” McGreevy’s 3rd Base Saloon. Dropkick Murphy’s lead singer and rabid Boston sports fan Ken Casey is part owner in the bar that also features wall to wall baseball memorabilia. The 12 HD plasma televisions and three full bars, surrounded by wall to wall baseball memorabilia, makes McGreevy’s a great place to have a few drinks and enjoy the game with like-minded sports fans. Casey’s relationship with the Red Sox is such that on any given nongame night you could see one of your favorite baseball players throwing back a few along with you.

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An Tua Nua 
835 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 262-2121

Hours: Mon to  Wed – 5 p.m. – 1 a.m., Thurs – Fri – 5 p.m. –  2 a.m., Sat to Sun – 12 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Located near Boston University, An Tua Nua boasts a large college crowd, but also brings in sports fans on weekday nights and weekend afternoons.  A good place to go when there’s only one big game being played because there aren’t as many televisions as in most sports bars, but the atmosphere is cozy and when the Red Sox are hot, quite animated. Weekend nights, though, be warned that the friendly neighborhood bar turns into a nightclub.

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Game On! Boston
82 Lansdowne St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 351-7001

Hours: Daily – 11:30 a.m. – close

You can’t get closer to Fenway Park without actually being in it, than being at Game On!  Built into Fenway Park in 2005, there are more than 90 HD TVs covering two levels and on game night they’re all on the Red Sox game.  On Mondays and Tuesdays they have cornhole tournaments where the grand prize is Green Monster tickets.  If you want to follow the game but also want to sit outside and enjoy the summer air, the sound system at Game On! pumps the audio throughout the establishment, so everyone can enjoy the game with their beverages.

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Who’s On First?
19 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 247-3353

Hours: Mon – 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Tues to Sat – 12 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Located only feet away from the gates Fenway Park, Who’s On First is unique in that you can visit it if you have tickets to a Red Sox game and go back to your seats afterward. Its front door is considered part of Fenway during the games, so you’re looking for something stronger than beer you can visit Who’s on First, have a stiff shot and get back to your seat in time to see the Red Sox win. It’s also a great place to run to when the game goes into a rain delay. If you don’t have tickets to the game, they have an entrance on Brookline Avenue and you can enjoy the lively crowd and have a few drinks and watch the game on their six-foot projection screen or one of their 14 flat-screen televisions.

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The Fours
166 Canal St
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 720-4455.

Hours: Daily – 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.

The Fours isn’t near Fenway Park, but its proximity to the Boston Garden helps it attract a sports-fanatical crowd for every game.  Their great food and drinks coupled with 42 televisions makes it a fun and convenient spot for the sports fan who doesn’t want to fight the crowds of The Fenway on game night.  With locations in Quincy and Norwell, you don’t have to be local to enjoy the game at The Fours.

Comments (3)
  1. John Welch says:

    The Baseball Tavern, is the only baseball bar in Boston. Who made this list?

  2. Phil A says:

    This is a really awful list… An Tua Nua as a baseball bar? Did the person who made this really just google boston bars and took the top 5?

  3. DSL says:

    Baseball Tavern? Cask N’ Flaggon? Bleacher Bar? Copperfields? This list sucks.

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