The Boston Red Sox™ are a member of Major League Baseball® (MLB®). The Red Sox™ have won nine World Series® championships. Founded in 1901 as one of eight charter franchises in the American League®, the Red Sox™ have called Fenway Park™ home since 1912 making it the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball®. The ballpark is known for its Green Monster™ wall in left field and “Pesky’s Pole” in right field. Fenway Park™ celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2012. The team still holds the record among major American sports for consecutive sold out games with a streak of 820 games between 2003 and 2013. The Red Sox™are owned by Fenway Sports Group.