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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over 'racist legacy'Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball's African-American pioneers -- Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays -- before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way over ‘racist legacy’Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of base
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 hours ago
Herald pointed out that the Red Sox passed on opportunities to sign two of baseball’s African-American pioneers — Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays — before Pumpsie Green joined the team in 1959. Last year, pitcher David Price reported hearing... Read more
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Boston Herald
Yawkey Way not a topic Red Sox clubhouse ready to wade intowas notable for the Red Sox being the last team in baseball to integrate — not
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
was notable for the Red Sox being the last team in baseball to integrate — not until 1959, a full 12 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Yawkey had opportunities to sign Robinson and Willie Mays, but passed. While it’s well... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Tread Carefully Over Boston's Yawkey Waysell sausages with peppers and onions shouldn't be added to that list. Yawkey
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 hours ago
sell sausages with peppers and onions shouldn't be added to that list. Yawkey was a terrible owner. He could have signed Willie Mays. He didn't. How do you think Williams and Mays would have looked together in the outfield? Yawkey could have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Preacher/ex-ballplayer, 92, gives sermon on raceOklahoma Sports Hall of Fame for his trailblazing efforts as -- in the words of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame for his trailblazing efforts as -- in the words of sports scribes -- "Oklahoma City's Jackie Robinson," pitching for the Oklahoma City Indians in 1952. "The Lord laid this on my heart. He said, 'You're going somewhere... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Henry wants it his way: Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
Rutland Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. Henry told the paper he would like to see the street renamed for David Ortiz; the city has already... Read more
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CBC.ca
Red Sox want to do away with 'racist' legacy of famed Yawkey Waya racist legacy which includes the franchise being the last Major League team t
CBC.ca / Posted 23 hours ago
a racist legacy which includes the franchise being the last Major League team to integrate in 1959, 12 years after Jackie Robinson became the first African-American in the majors. John Henry, who purchased the team from the Yawkeys, told the... Read more
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TSN
Red Sox owner looks to rename Yawkey Wayteam in the major leagues to cross the colour barrier in 1959. The team chose n
TSN / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the colour barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Salon.com
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waylegendary team owner Tom Yawkey. Yawkey, for all his local popularity, kept th
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
legendary team owner Tom Yawkey. Yawkey, for all his local popularity, kept the Red Sox roster all-white well past Jackie Robinson’s groundbreaking 1947 arrival in Major League Baseball. As the country continues to reel from the violence in... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Red Sox owner John Henry wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. “It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for David Ortizteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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TSN
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Wayteam in the major leagues to cross the colour barrier in 1959. The team chose n
TSN / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the colour barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Wayteam in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose no
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier in 1959. The team chose not to sign black players, including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Zimmerman heroics ... Cardinals keep rolling ... Speeding up ballgamesSox were the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier. Among b
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
Sox were the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier. Among black players it refused to sign were Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. CHICAGO (AP) - Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Haunted’ by past owner's history, Red Sox seek name change for Yawkey Waythe climate often remained chilly and hostile to players of color. The Sox ski
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
the climate often remained chilly and hostile to players of color. The Sox skipped the opportunity to sign Jackie Robinson two years before the Dodgers signed him to break the MLB color barrier, and then again passed on a shot to sign... Read more
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Boston Herald
Speros: Erasing Yawkey from Fenway not way to gofor 30 years. The short version: Boston was the very last major-league team to
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
for 30 years. The short version: Boston was the very last major-league team to integrate. Yawkey reportedly passed on Willie Mays and Jackie Robinson. Tommy Harper infamously filed a racial discrimination lawsuit in 1986. And African-American... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Breitbart
Busted! Morning Joe Caught Lying About Steve Bannonserious than at any time since October 1962.” Yet, Scarborough and his panel,
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
serious than at any time since October 1962.” Yet, Scarborough and his panel, which consisted of the usual suspects like Willie Guest, Katty Kay, and Eugene Robinson, spent nearly eight minutes droning on and on about how Bannon had called Trump... Read more
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New York Post
Forgotten Olympian deserves spot on any greatest-athletes listwere asked to name the top 50 Greatest Black Athletes. The results are in. One
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
were asked to name the top 50 Greatest Black Athletes. The results are in. One through five are Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Willie Mays and Jesse Owens. It’s interesting that three (Jordan, Ali and Owens) were Olympians,... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Red Sox owner John Henry wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
The Providence Journal / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Red Sox want to rename their famous Yawkey Way due to racist legacystreet by Fenway Park is named for former team owner Tom Yawkey He was last ML
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
street by Fenway Park is named for former team owner Tom Yawkey He was last MLB owner to integrate, 12 years after Jackie Robinson first played The Red Sox will ask the city of Boston to rename famous Yawkey Way, due to the tainted legacy of the... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. “It’s a continuation of John’s strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Haunted by racist legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. “It’s a continuation of John’s strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. “It’s a continuation of John’s strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythat was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
that was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in 1959, more than a decade after Jackie Robinson played for the Dodgers, and even after Willie O’Ree took the ice for Boston in the National Hockey League. The team... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythe last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing no
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
the last team in the major leagues to cross the color barrier while choosing not to sign black players including Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. "It's a continuation of John's strong feelings about tolerance and inclusion and making sure that... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Haunted By Legacy, Red Sox Owner Wants To Rename Yawkey Waythat was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
that was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in 1959, more than a decade after Jackie Robinson played for the Dodgers, and even after Willie O’Ree took the ice for Boston in the National Hockey League. The team... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythat was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
that was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in 1959, more than a decade after Jackie Robinson played for the Dodgers, and even after Willie O'Ree took the ice for Boston in the National Hockey League. The team... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Waythat was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
that was the last in Major League Baseball to field a black player. That was in 1959, more than a decade after Jackie Robinson played for the Dodgers, and even after Willie O'Ree took the ice for Boston in the National Hockey League. The team... Read more
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Boston Herald
John Henry says Red Sox will lead effort to change name of Yawkey Wayin 1959, the climate often remained chilly and hostile to players of color. Th
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in 1959, the climate often remained chilly and hostile to players of color. The Sox skipped the opportunity to sign Jackie Robinson two years before the Dodgers signed him to break the MLB color barrier, and then again passed on a shot to sign... Read more
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