Fenway Park will reportedly begin hosting a bowl game in 2020

"This is a good thing if you like college football."

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A worker paints the Notre Dame logo in the end zone in the center of Fenway Park. –The Boston Globe

The home of the Red Sox will begin a new tradition in 2020.

According to college football insider Brett McMurphy of Stadium, Fenway Park will host a new bowl game starting in 2020. It will pit the ACC and American Conference against each other.

“This is a good thing if you like college football,” said McMurphy. “Certainly it’s a good for the American [conference]. They get a bowl game against a power five opponent.”

Los Angeles and Myrtle Beach are also getting new bowl games, according to McMurphy.

Yankee Stadium already hosts a bowl game of is own: The Pinstripe Bowl, which has existed since 2010 (and also involves an ACC team).

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Football has been played at Fenway Park going back to 1912, and has continued at the ballpark in various iterations over the years.

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