Barnes & Noble in Warwick will celebrate Fenway Park and host a signing of the book "Fenway Park: 100 Years: The Official, Definitive History of America's Most Beloved Ballpark" with a special guest, former Red Sox player Sam Horn. He will be signing the book on June 3 at 1 p.m. at the Warwick Centre location, 1350B Bald Hill Road.
"Fenway Park: 100 Years: The Official, Definitive History of America's Most Beloved Ballpark," pays homage to baseball's oldest ballpark – the first to reach its 100th anniversary – and details the life of a place whose history in the sport is unparalleled. Just as Fenway Park's famous elements – from Duffy's Cliff of yesteryear to the Pesky Pole, the Green Monster and Yawkey Way – define its character, so too has a century of Fenway Park tradition left an enduring mark upon Red Sox Nation and America's pastime.
Its story is one of incredible baseball highlights, 100 years of other sports, entertainment and civic events, and the 21st-century commitment by a new group of owners to save and improve the ballpark for future generations. With more than 250 lavishly illustrated pages and hundreds of compelling images, "Fenway Park: 100 Years" is the only official Fenway retrospective produced and published by the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball – an all access pass to the ballpark's past, present and future.
Sam Horn was a first baseman and designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox. Horn hit .278 with 14 home runs in just 158 at-bats as a rookie. During his MLB career, Horn hit a .240 with a total of 62 home runs and 179 RBI in 389 career games. After retirement, Horn provided analysis on Red Sox post-game shows for New England Sports Network. The Red Sox fans' message board called Sons of Sam Horn, is named after Horn.