A game last night between the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants was not delayed as a dying thunderstorm provided a lightning show for the fans:
— Dean Fisk (@deanfisk) August 20, 2013
More high-resolution, incredible photos can be found on Buzzfeed. Persistent westward-moving thunderstorms to the south and west of the city provided the lightning, to the tune of over 10,000 strikes (14,000 are shown on the large map here; strike data by Vaisala).
Here's a 3-D version of what the radar looked like during that time period:
The animation shows the thunderstorms redeveloping south of the city throughout the evening:
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