It ended just like that.
The attendance announcement in the Fenway Park press box would go something like this: “This is the XXXth consecutive sellout dating back to May 15, 2003.”
But the streak is no more, folks. Whether you thought the run of sold-out games was bogus or not, you never have to wonder again.
A new streak may start depending upon the success of the Red Sox this season, but on a cool, rainy Wednesday night in April, in a game the Red Sox ended up losing to the Orioles, 8-5, the Nation spoke, and what it said was last season’s 69-win season is not acceptable.
The streak was over at 794 regular-season games, 820 including postseason.
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