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Red Sox request new name for Yawkey Way

Street next to Fenway is named after owner who held out against integration of major leagues.
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An Eerie Photo Of A Desolate Yawkey Way On A Red Sox Gameday

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The Red Sox game versus the Kansas City Royals at 7:10 EDT has been cancelled tonight due to the lockdown in Boston. Jeremy Schaap just tweeted a photo of Yawkey Way, the famous street near Fenway Park, the most empty you will ever ...

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Red Sox owner John Henry told The Boston Herald that his club welcomes renaming Yawkey Way outside of Boston's famed Fenway Park.

On Baseball: Thomas Yawkey, the Red Sox Owner Who Resisted Integration

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Yawkey owned the team for 44 seasons but fought suiting up a black player to the last. Now there is an effort to rename a street near Fenway Park that memorializes him.

Red Sox owner John Henry, citing racist past, wants to change name of Yawkey Way

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The Red Sox were the last major league team to integrate, and current owner John Henry would like to distance the club from that past.        

Red Sox Owner Wants Yawkey Way Renamed — Another Monumental Move?

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John Henry, who is the owner of the Boston Red Sox team, has had enough of the name Yawkey, as in Yawkey Way. It is a name that haunts him and he wants to rename the iconic Yawkey Way to ease his conscience. For Henry, Yawkey Way is...


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