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

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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