Rename Yawkey Way: yea or nay?

Renaming Yawkey Street next to Fenway Park as Jersey Street, its original name, should be a no-brainer.  The reputation of the Boston Red Sox under the leadership of the late owner Tom Yawkey reinforced the sense of Boston as a racist city.  In the 1940's, City councilman Isadore Muchnick had to pressure the team to …

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John Henry’s call on Yawkey Way is a home run

Fans bustle in anticipation of the opening pitch. Vendors hawk programs and other souvenirs. The mouth-watering smell of grilled sausage fills the air - all on a street named after someone whose racial attitudes should not for one minute be allowed to stand. Three cheers for Red Sox (and Boston Globe) owner John Henry, who …

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