True Inspiration!

Being Red Sox fans, we especially love this story. It’s the true meaning of caring for our neighbor.  10-year-old Thomas Hastings of Hartford, Connecticut has muscular dystrophy. He used to be on a little league team, but had to quit because it was too exhausting.  So he recently asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation if they could build a baseball field in his BACKYARD.  Thomas is a huge Boston Red Sox fan.  So instead of a normal field, Make A Wish built him a mini replica of FENWAY PARK!  It has the same dimensions as the real Fenway Park, with foul poles . . . a scoreboard . . . stadium lighting . . . a press box . . . a bullpen in right field . . . and a mini Green Monster in left.  The University of Hartford baseball team donated bleachers for the outfield.  And the Red Sox head groundskeeper even got a farm in New Jersey to donate the exact same sod they use at the real Fenway.  The whole thing took 34 days to build, and they held their “opening day” on Saturday.  Hundreds of friends, family members, and volunteers showed up to help Thomas throw out the first pitch.

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