Boston is the largest city in New England and they take pride in that position. When it comes to sports teams in Boston, MA it is “go big or go home.” They are home to numerous major league sports teams.
You need only to walk around any part of the city to see that the people of this area are die-hard and dedicated sports fans. We will try to give you the short version of the great teams that are represented in Boston.
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox is a Major League Baseball team. They are from Boston and play their home games at Fenway Park. They have won 8 World Series championship games. They won the championship in the following years:
- 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007, and 2013
Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team. They are members of the National Hockey League, Atlantic division of the Eastern Conference. Their games are played at the TD Gardens arena, with the capacity for 19,580 fans. The Boston Bruins have brought home the Stanley Cup wins in the following years:
- 1929, 1939, 1941, 1970, 1972, and 2011.
The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team. They are members of the National Basketball Association (NBA) that plays under the league’s Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. The Celtics carry the third-highest all-time NBA win/loss scores during a regular season. They play their home games at the TD Gardens. Their NBA Championship wins are impressive. They won the championships in the following years:
- 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, and 2008.
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots are a professional football team out of Boston with the National Football League (NFL) and they play their home games at Gillette Stadium. They currently are the champions as they won the NFL Championship game in 2017. Other wins were in the following years:
- 2017, 2015, 2005, 2004, and 2002
New England Revolution
New England Revolution is a professional soccer club that competes in the Major League Soccer (MLS). They play home games at Gillette Stadium. The New England Revolution won the U. S. Open Cup in 2007. They have yet to win an MLS Cup.
Of course, Boston is a college city. There are far too many college teams to mention. It is fair to say that the fans support their teams completely.
Boston Welcomes You – By Design
You will find transportation is readily available for visitors. There is an ample supply of hotels near all the major arenas and stadiums and visitors have a large selection of fine restaurants to choose from.
You may be coming for the game, but you cannot leave without touring this historical and vibrant city, You will walk the streets that our founding fathers walked. Your allegiance will be for your country as well as your teams. So come for the game, but plan to stay awhile. Boston welcomes you.
Eric J. Parker, the Managing Partner of Parker Scheer LLP, has over 30 years’ experience representing victims in complex personal injury cases. He is active in many legal associations and has won many awards for performance and principles. Eric believes in giving back to the community and supports young scholars and law students by acting as faculty and mentor to them.