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 an “uncomfortable reminder” of a time in history.
For Henry, the name Yawkey dates back to the days of a racist past for the Boston Red Sox.
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Red Sox owner John Henry wants to distance his team from former owner Tom Yawkey's legacy
The team’s principal owner, John Henry, said the club would make a new effort to have Boston rename a street outside Fenway Park that honors a former owner who resisted efforts to integrate baseball.
Red Sox owner John Henry told The Boston Herald that his club welcomes renaming Yawkey Way outside of Boston's famed Fenway Park.