Carl Beane, the voice of Fenway Park, died at the age of 59 on Wednesday in a one-car accident in Sturbridge. Beane was the only passenger in his SUV, which swerved off the road and hit a tree. Beane served as the PA announcer for the Red Sox since 2003.
Beane's shocking death dealt a blow to Red Sox players, media members and fans.
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Carl Beane.Stepping up to the plate at Fenway won't be the same. #VoiceOfFenway— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) May 9, 2012
I can't even put it in words. Damn this sucks. All the prayers wit the Beane family. Carl Beane was a great man and said Jones wit swag— 10 (@SimplyAJ10) May 9, 2012
Rest in Peace Carl Beane, God Bless your soul. The voice of the Red Sox in Fenway.— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 9, 2012
Carl Beane was one of 1st ppl to befriend me in this biz when I was 21 w/o a clue. His voice, wicked humor & passion will be sorely missed.— Amy K. Nelson (@AmyKNelson) May 9, 2012
Carl Beane will be terribly missed, not just for being a great PA announcer but also for being a wonderful friend.— Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) May 9, 2012
I will always cherish the fatherly and brotherly influence he had on me since the day I arrived in Boston in 1993. RIP Carleton Beane— Mike Petraglia (@Trags) May 9, 2012
B's family is very sorry to hear abt Carl Beane's passing. A highly respected member of the B's press corps, Carl will be dearly missed^BISH— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) May 9, 2012
The @Celtics extend condolences to the family & friends of the late Carl Beane, longtime Boston sports reporter & the voice of Fenway Park.— Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 9, 2012
So sorry to hear of the loss of Carl Beane - voice of Fenway Park & longtime Patriots reporter. He will certainly be missed.— New England Patriots (@Patriots) May 9, 2012
Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Carl Beane, respected member of our media contingent. You're in our thoughts and prayers.— BC Athletics (@BCSportsNews) May 9, 2012
Terrible news re: Red Sox PA announcer Carl Beane. Sat next to him when I started on the beat. He loved every day he spent at Fenway.— Alex Speier (@alexspeier) May 9, 2012
Met Carl Beane 10 years ago when I worked for the B's website. Always loved hearing his pipes do recaps at the end of the night.— Eric Wilbur (@GlobeEricWilbur) May 9, 2012
Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Carl Beane. Fenway won't be the same without him.— Scott P. Brown(@ScottBrownMA) May 9, 2012
Carl Beane introduced himself to me in elevatorFt Myers, while lesser known names and faces refused to say hello. Nice man. #ripcarlbeane— Nick Weidenmiller(@WeidOpen) May 9, 2012
All of us here at SB Nation Boston are deeply saddened by Beane's death and offer our condolences to his family and friends. Thank you for the memories, Carl. Rest in peace.
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