Red Sox Press Release
"Movie Night at Fenway Park Presented by Mitsubishi Electric" to take place tomorrow night
Screening of the Popular Baseball Movie "The Sandlot" Celebrating its 20th Anniversary; Moviegoers to Walk Around the Warning Track Before the Show
"The Sandlot," the popular movie about the neighborhood baseball adventures of Scotty Smalls in 1962 Los Angeles, will be featured on the Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Vision® center field videoboard at Fenway Park, tomorrow, August 21 at 8 p.m.
"Movie Night at Fenway Park Presented by Mitsubishi Electric" is free for Red Sox Season Ticket Holders and members of Red Sox Kid Nation. Tickets will be distributed to members.
General admission tickets for the public, priced at $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under, can be purchased at redsox.com/sandlot, by calling (877) REDSOX-9, or by visiting the Fenway Park ticket office. Fans with disabilities can call (877) REDSOX-9 to purchase accessible seating. The Red Sox' TTY number for hearing-impaired fans is (617) 226-6644.
To ensure best viewing on the 40 by 100-foot Diamond Vision videoboard, fans in attendance will be seated in the lower seating bowl, and down the first baseline. Fenway Park gates will open at 7 p.m. for an 8 p.m. movie showing. Concessions will be available and moviegoers will have an opportunity to walk around the warning track from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The movie, in which James Earl Jones stars as Mr. Mertle, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its 1993 release.
About Diamond Vision® Displays
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation pioneered the development of large-scale video screens starting with the first Diamond Vision board at the 1980 MLB All Star Game in Los Angeles. Record-setting installations include baseball's largest high-definition display at Turner Field in Atlanta; Times Square's first HD display at MTV studios; traffic-stopping marquees at Bally's and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas; the largest indoor HD screen in North America, the 34- x 110-foot screen at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace; and the world's largest 1080p, HD video display at Cowboys Stadium. Diamond Vision screens score more than 65 PGA TOUR and Champions Tour events each year as the Official Large Outdoor Video Display Provider of the PGA TOUR.