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Red Sox Apologize After Adam Jones Hears Racist Taunts at Fenway

May 02, 2017 - The New York Times

BOSTON — The city of Boston alternated between anger and apology on Tuesday as it dealt with revelations that Adam Jones, the star center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles, had reported being the subject of racial abuse at Monday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Hours after hearing that Jones, who is African-American, had told reporters that he had been the target of racial epithets and that a bag of peanuts had been thrown at him, John Henry, the principal owner...