From the archives | May 16 Carl Yastrzemski’s wall-clearing belt lifts Red Sox Perhaps the longest home run ever hit in Fenway Park ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff The bullpen car was a familiar feature at Fenway Park in the 1970s. Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff Young people climbed on the signs to get a glimpse of the action on May 28, 1971. Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff Luis Aparicio tossed to first to turn this double play on Sept. 27, 1972. Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey consoled Carlton Fisk after the team was eliminated from playoff contention on Oct. 3, 1972 Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff Vendors lined up for work inside Fenway on June 21, 1973. Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff Carlton Fisk and Thurmon Munson squared off in this brawl on Aug. 1, 1973. Bob Backoff/Globe Staff Grounds crew members got assistance from a helicopter in tending to the field on April 11, 1974. George Rizer/Globe Staff Ed Russo sold popcorn and ice cream outside Fenway Park on Aug. 25, 1974. Don Preston/Globe Staff With the Red Sox involved in the World Series, Bill Lee and Tammy Patterson reviewed a pumpkin carved to look like fellow pitcher Luis Tiant. George Rizer/Globe Staff Fred Lynn dived to catch this Johnny Bench line drive in Game 2 of the World Series. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Senator Edward Kennedy, center, with his nephew, Joe Kennedy, took in one of the World Series games. Associated Press Fisk waved for his home run to stay fair on this game-winning shot in Game 6 of the World Series. Walter Green/Associated Press Fisk jumped on home plate with the game-winning run after his walk-off home run in Game 6. Associated Press Pete Rose, right, and the Reds celebrated after closing out the Red Sox in Game 7. Bill Curtis/Globe Staff The Red Sox replaced the left field wall after the 1975 season. Charles Carey/Globe Staff The Red Sox unveiled a new, enclosed press box in 1976. Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff The Red Sox also unveiled a new electronic scoreboard in center field on Opening Day in 1976. Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff Ted Williams shared a laugh with Carl Yastrzemski during a visit to Fenway on Aug. 24, 1976. Jack O'Connell/Globe Staff Just more than a month before Opening Day, Fenway Park was filled with snow on March 10, 1978. Frank O'Brien/Globe Staff Don Zimmer, Fisk, and Rick Burleson, from left, watched grimly as the Red Sox lost their fourth straight to the Yankees in the "Boston Massacre" in September 1978. Paul Connell/Globe Staff Fans lined up outside Fenway Park on June 19, 1978, waiting for the sale of bleacher seats to a Red Sox-Yankees game. Associated Press Bucky Dent launched this home run into the net that propelled the Yankees to a win in the one-game playoff in 1978. Tom Landers/Globe Staff Yankees third baseman Graig Nettles and pitcher Rich Gossage erupted after closing the Red Sox in the one-game playoff. George Rizer/Globe Staff Yankees owner George Steinbrenner came to the Red Sox clubhouse and shook hands with Fisk after the one-game playoff. George Rizer/Globe Staff A dejected Zimmer grimly met reporters after the loss to the Yankees in the one-game playoff in 1978.