Can’t really disagree with you. Of course you know you have committed an unpardonable by saying anything good about the hated Evil Empire. Back in the ‘50s when I was a kid, the first thing I learned at my mother’s knee was to hate the Yankees. (My father didn’t give a hoot one way or the other but my mother sure did!)
Last big league stadium I was in was Milwaukee and that was VERY nice. Well located and I love the retractable roof. No more rainouts. It was open the night I was there - about a month before 9/11. Very pleasant, friendly and welcoming.
Hadlock Field, the Portland Sea Dogs stadium is small, but an order of magnitude more pleasant. It is in downtown South Portland, but there’s plenty of on street parking and reasonable parking lots, the views are great, the fans are great.
Half the idiots who go to Fenway, go there to be seen (e.g., John Kerry) and the other half are tourists who watched Field of Dreams and Fever Pitch and don’t the difference between the on-deck circle and the infeild fly rule.
You either have to park in a hospital parking lot a mile away and walk or take the Green Line packed in like a sardine. It’s easy to find because the wave of humanity walking from Kenmore Square T-stop to the security maze outside the Park.