Ballparks rush to thaw fields....
Crews have been chipping away at ice near the right field line with shovels.
"This has actually been the perfect storm for me," Bossard said. "I've been in this for 45 years and I've seen a lot of snow. Certainly, that's not hard to handle. ... My problem actually is the permafrost. I've actually never run into where I've got 30 inches of permafrost."
There's a certain charm to a football game played in the snow on a raggedy, chewed-up field — but baseball is supposed to be about sunshine and soft grass. Nobody ever waxes poetic about the frozen tundra of Fenway Park.