Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field

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Worcester
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One College Street
Worcester MA 01608
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Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field

About Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field


Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field

Located at 1 College Street in Worcester, MA, Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field is a 3,000-seat facility with incredible sightlines and a rich history of baseball. The park is flanked by a 350-car parking garage just outside the main entrance and Holy Cross' Fitton Field football stadium beyond the right-field fence. It's easily accessible from:

  • Interstate 290 (Exit 11)
  • Route 146 (Exit 12)
  • Mass Pike (Exit 10 or 10A)

Fun Facts about Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field:

  • Built in 1905, then renovated and upgraded in 2005
  • Seating capacity of 3,000 people
  • Home of the Holy Cross Crusaders, who have sent over 70 players to the major leagues
  • Dimensions of outfield: LF (332’); LCF (357’); CF (385’); RCF (372’); RF (313’)
  • Hosted the Worcester Tornadoes from 2005-2012
  • In 1922, Lou Gehrig played there as a sophomore for Columbia University
  • In 1935, Babe Ruth played there as a member of the Boston Braves in an exhibition game against Holy Cross. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936.
  • In 1939, Ted Williams hit his first homerun as a member of the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game against Holy Cross
  • In 2006, Curt Schilling held his 100 Inning Game to benefit ALS there
  • In 2006, Hootie & the Blowfish held a concert at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field
  • In 2007, the park was a filming site for the movie  “The Game Plan”
  • In 2012, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field was the host of MIAA High School Baseball State Finals

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