Wake, Trot, Bruno to be honored in May

April, 30, 2012
The Red Sox have announced plans to continue their celebration of Fenway Park's 100th season with special events to honor Tim Wakefield, Tom Brunansky and Trot Nixon before home games in May.

The team announced that May will be "Memorable Moments Month" as the Sox will commemorate some of Fenway's memorable moments and the players that made them happen during the 18 home games in May.

Brunansky will be honored on May 10 for his division-clinching catch in 1990 and Nixon will be recognized on May 28 for his walk-off home run against Oakland in the 2003 playoffs.

Additionally, the Sox will celebrate Wakefield's Red Sox career on May 15 with "Thanks, Wake Day."

Players including Fred Lynn, Jim Rice, Dennis Eckersley, Carlton Fisk, Dwight Evans and Luis Tiant will be saluted on dates to be announced.

The Sox also will host a throwback day this Wednesday, featuring the Red Sox and Oakland Athletics in their uniforms of 1936. That was the year that the A’s, then in Philadelphia, sold Jimmie Foxx to the Sox. Foxx won the Most Valuable Player award in 1938 and established the club’s single-season home run record that stood until David Ortiz surpassed it in 2006. Foxx’ daughter, Nanci Foxx Canaday, will attend the game.

For a look at ESPNBoston.com's top Fenway moments, click here, and to rank your favorite moments, click here.



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