Sports in Boston Overview

As if to prove that there’s no bigger or more spirited sports town in America, Bostonians worship figures like Bobby Orr and Larry Bird and spend the better part of their free time rounding up their pals, downing some Sam Adams, and cheering for one of their four major Boston sports teams – an activity they can indulge in almost every day of the year.

Fenway Park and the Garden might be completely packed, but bars citywide practically burst at the seams on game days – especially in the Fenway, Kenmore, Allston, and Brighton areas where the air is filled with cheers and boos and wild fans show up to get crazy win, lose, or draw.

Lansdowne Street right next to Fenway Park often breaks out into a carnival atmosphere after a Red Sox win, with fans celebrating in the streets and clinking glasses at the bars in and around the stadium. It’s clear that years of collective misery – namely, eighty-six of them without a World Series win – turned Bostonians into a tight-knit group that doesn’t mess around with its games.

The city’s Celtics basketball fans, Red Sox baseball fans, Patriots football fans, and Bruins Hockey fans dominate the sports landscape, but add to that the more than 50 colleges and universities all vying for collegiate sports dominance and you have an entire metropolis getting sports satiation on a daily basis.

Boston is also host to MLS soccer team the Revolution, in addition to myriad golf and tennis tournaments and of course the world famous Boston Marathon, all adding to the grand tradition of sports in Boston.

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