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'Peanut Allergy-Friendly Red Sox Games,' Boston, various dates

Posted by Jen Clark Estes  May 19, 2013 09:59 AM

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The Red Sox take the field on May 12 (not a peanut allergy-friendly game).

For the ninth year, the Boston Red Sox will welcome peanut allergic fans to Fenway Park this season, providing the opportunity for all fans to enjoy a day of baseball that's free from worry or danger. Accommodations for these games include appropriate “Peanut-Allergy Friendly” signs posted at the site location; prohibition of sales of any nut products on or near the right field terrace during the game; and an extra security, EMS, and a Fenway Park ambassador presence in the Cumberland Farms Deck throughout the game to troubleshoot questions and be of assistance in case an emergency arises. Peanut allergy families will receive a goody bag when entering the ballpark, and there will be a scoreboard message saying: “The Boston Red Sox Welcome Our Peanut-Allergy Families to Fenway Park.” As a special treat, Red Sox mascot Wally will visit the Cumberland Farms deck for a half-inning during the game. Additional accommodations will be made for fans with extremely severe allergies. Tickets must be purchased in advance of game day, and waivers must be signed to receive your tickets at the ballpark. Sat., June 8, 7:15 p.m.; Sat., July 20, 4:05 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 3, 7:10 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 31, 7:10 p.m. $50 per seat, $30 standing room only. Fenway Park, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston. For more information, email

More family-friendly Red Sox tidbits...Kids eat free at the Ninety Nine Restaurant the day after the Red Sox win! Get the details and discover more kids-eat-free deals. And if you are going to a game, don't forget to share photos of your kids at Red Sox games with us!

And for more food allergy info, check out the transcript of our chat with Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center.

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Kristi Palma, Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.
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