Baseball to Play at Fenway Park in Beanpot Championship against Massachusetts

Photo: Gil Talbot
Photo: Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard baseball team (18-8, 8-4 Ivy) will look to capture its second-consecutive Beanpot Championship, taking on Massachusetts (10-17, 5-7 A10) at Fenway Park on Wednesday, April 17. The game is set to begin 45 minutes following the end of the first game, which begins at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are still available, with all net proceeds benefiting the Pete Frates #3 Fund. Both games will air on ESPN+. 

How to Follow:

First Game: ESPN+ | Second Game: ESPN+

Live Stats - First Game | Second Game

Twitter - @HarvardBaseball | @BaseballBeanpot

Instagram - @HarvardBaseball

What to Know:

  • The Crimson earned the Beanpot Championship last season, defeating Northeastern, 8-6, after trailing, 6-0.
  • A victory would tie the Crimson with Massachusetts and Northeastern with six Beanpot title victories (6). Boston College leads the way with 13 titles. 
  • Harvard took down Northeastern, 4-3, in the first round of the Beanpot on April 2 at Boston College. The team allowed just one hit to the Terriers in the contest.  
  • Junior Kieran Shaw is currently tied for the Ivy League record in saves with 11. He also is second in the nation with the mark. 
  • Senior Patrick McColl is fifth in the nation with a .443 batting average. The hot-hitting senior is fifth nationally in slugging percentage (.849). Both numbers lead the Ivy League. 
  • All ticket net-proceeds go to the Pete Frates #3, named after the former Division I college athlete who was captain of the Boston College baseball team and diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Up Next:
Harvard will hit the road following the mid-week matchup, taking on Dartmouth in a three-game series, beginning with a Saturday doubleheader, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and broadcast on ESPN+.