The Baseball Lab: What Is The Hitter’s Eye?

Nice eye!

Have you ever wondered why there’s a big, black tarp covering some of Fenway Park’s center field stands? The tarp is actually called a hitter’s eye, and it’s very important for Boston Red Sox players during day games.

“NESN Clubhouse” host Gary Striewski went to American University and learned why Fenway Park uses a hitter’s eye. Check out the video above to learn more.

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