SAUL WISNIA is a former sports and news correspondent for the Washington Post and feature writer for the Boston Herald. He has authored, coauthored, or contributed to numerous books on Boston baseball history, including Fenway Park: The Centennial and For the Love of the Boston Red Sox. His essays and articles have appeared in Sports Illustrated, Red Sox Magazine, and The Boston Globe. Wisnia lives 6.78 miles from MLB's oldest ballpark in his native Newton, Massachusetts, with his wife, two kids, and Wally the Cat (not the Green Monster). His Red Sox blog is Fenway Reflections.