Tom Yawkey: Patriarch of the Boston Red Sox

Tom Yawkey: Patriarch of the Boston Red

Few people have influenced a team as much as did Tom Yawkey (1903–76) as owner of the Boston Red Sox. After purchasing the Red Sox for $1.2 million in 1932, Yawkey poured millions into building a better team and making the franchise relevant again. Although the Red Sox never won a World Series under Yawkey’s ownership, there were still many highlights. Lefty Grove won his three hundredth game; Jimmie Foxx hit fifty home runs; Ted Williams batted .406 in 1941, and both Williams and Carl Yastrzemski won Triple Crowns. Yawkey was viewed by fans as a genial autocrat who ran his ball club like a hobby more than a business and who spoiled his players. He was perhaps too trusting, relying on flawed cronies rather than the most competent executives to run his ballclub. One of his more unfortunate legacies was the accusation that he was a racist, since the Red Sox were the last Major League team to integrate, and his inaction in this regard haunted both him and the team for decades. As one of the last great patriarchal owners in baseball, he was the first person elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame who hadn’t been a player, manager, or general manager. Bill Nowlin takes a close look at Yawkey’s life as a sportsman and as one of the leading philanthropists in New England and So...

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Yawkey Way Boston Memorial T-Shirt

Yawkey Way Boston Memorial

Pay tribute to the legendary Fenway street and show you Boston baseball pride with this memorial t-shirt!

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Yawkey Way Boston Farewell T-Shirt

Yawkey Way Boston Farewell

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Boston Red Sox Fenway Park Yawkey Way Championship Banners Canvas Gallery Wrap

Boston Red Sox Fenway Park Yawkey Way Championship

This is an unframed Fine Art CANVAS GALLERY WRAP of the Fenway Park Yawkey Way and the Red Sox Champion Banners ORDER FINE ART PRINT HERE: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073RBGD8W

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  • Brand: Boston New England Photo Art
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Unisex Yawkey Way Boston Memorial Long Sleeve T-Shirt XL: Dark Heather

Unisex Yawkey Way Boston Memorial Long Sleeve T-Shirt

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  • Brand: Beantown Apparel
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Boston Baseball - 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215 Fenway Park, Address T-Shirt

Boston Baseball - 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA

100% Cotton

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  • Brand: Sexy Girl Rock
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Unisex Yawkey Way Boston Memorial Hoodie XL: Heather Grey

Unisex Yawkey Way Boston Memorial Hoodie XL: Heather

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Fenway Park Art Print Championship Banners on Yawkey Way

Fenway Park Art Print Championship Banners on Yawkey

Fenway Park Vintage "Unframed" Fine Art Print Printed on Archival Lustre Paper ORDER AS CANVAS WRAP: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073RCG1Q6

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Wicked Dingah T-Shirt by Chowdaheadz - L

Wicked Dingah T-Shirt by Chowdaheadz -

Wicked Dingah T-ShirtThere's dingahs, and then there's "Wicked Dingahs". And in Boston, this was the dingah to end all dingahs. The superhuman feat blasted by Teddy Ballgame himself. 502 feet, and a 71 year old untouched Boston record, represented by the iconic red seat.

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  • Brand: Chowdaheadz
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Masshole Magnet (Green)

Masshole Magnet

MASS_H*LE green PVC / rubber magnet. Shaped like the Commonwealth of Massachusetts! 1.75" x 4" in size.

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Bruce Springsteen Fenway Park Logo Casual Canvas Unbalance Backpack Sling Bag Men Shoulder Bag Chest Bag

Bruce Springsteen Fenway Park Logo Casual Canvas Unbalance

The Item Is A Simple, Fashion And Multi-functional Men's Unbalance Backpack Shoulder Sling Chest Bag, Which Is Made Of Durable Soft Canvas Material, And Adopts One-shoulder Strap Design To Make It Act As A Single-shoulder Bag Or A Cross-body Bag For Use. The Sling Bag Mainly Consists Of One Main Bag And 2 Small Pockets To Safely Store Your Cellphone, Tablet, Wallet, Keys And Other Small Personal Belongings, And Is Perfect For Traveling Or Outdoor Hiking, Camping, Climbing, Cycling Use.

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Sully's Brand Men's Forever Fenway T-Shirt XL Navy

Sully's Brand Men's Forever Fenway T-Shirt XL

Forever Fenway

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Fenway Park Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Art - Vintage Fenway Poster - Choose PRINT or CANVAS

Fenway Park Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series

The 2018 Banner of the Boston Red Sox World Series Champions located on Jersey Street, formerly Yawkey Way, next to Gate D and the ticket booth. AVAILABLE AS ART PRINT OR CANVAS GALLERY WRAP - CHOOSE FINE ART PRINT OR CANVAS WRAPCHOOSE VINTAGE OR NON-VINTAGE

  • Color: Brown
  • Brand: Boston New England Photo Art
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Sully's Brand Green Monstah Magnet

Sully's Brand Green Monstah

PVC / Rubber GREEN MONSTAH Magnet. Measures 2.75" x 3.5" in size. GREEN MONSTAH is a trademark of Sully's Tees LLC.

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Buyartforless Professionally Framed Fenway Park - Green Monster Poster, 16" X 20"

Buyartforless Professionally Framed Fenway Park - Green Monster

Professionally framed Fenway Park - green monster 20x16 poster, red Sox, Boston, famous field, wall at Fenway, Massachusetts stadium, yawkey way. Buy art for less is a great way to get beautiful quality artwork for very reasonable prices

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Ombura You Only Fail When You Stop Trying - Motivational Wall Art Print - 8x10 Quote Artwork - Great Inspirational Gift Idea for Any Man or Woman- Frame Not Incl.

Ombura You Only Fail When You Stop Trying

Each copy of this beautiful, high quality baseball stadium art print is re-created one at a time by the original artist using high quality, thick, art paper and professional dyes to ensure that you receive beautiful art that you will be proud to display in your home.Simply slip into any standard picture frame of your choice and this great print will look amazing in the bedroom, kitchen, living room, office or any other room of the house.100% hassle-free lifetime money back guarantee. If you EVER decided you're not COMPLETELY satisfied with your print, we'll give you a full refund, no questions asked, and even cover the return shipping!! We don't know of anyone else that offers a guarantee this good!Note: Frame not included.About This Stadium: Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts at 4 Yawkey Way near Kenmore Square. Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox, the city's American League baseball team, and since 1953, its only Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise. It is the oldest ballpark in MLB.Because of its age and constrained location in Boston's dense Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood, the park has been renovated or expanded many times, resulting in quirky heterogeneous features including "The Triangle" (below), "Pesky's Pole", and the Green ...

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Buyartforless Professionally Framed Fenway Park - Green Monster poster, 17" X 12"

Buyartforless Professionally Framed Fenway Park - Green Monster

Professionally framed Fenway Park - green monster 17x12 poster, red Sox, Boston, famous field, wall at Fenway, Massachusetts stadium, yawkey way. Buy art for less is a great way to get beautiful quality artwork for very reasonable prices

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Yawkey Way: Best street in baseball

Yawkey Way Boston

As Barry Davis reports from Boston, only hours before every game at Fenway Park, an ordinary Yawkey Way turns into the best street party in baseball.

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Yawkey Way Officially Renamed Jersey Street

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Historic Fenway Park will no longer sit on Yawkey Way. WBZ-TV's Juli McDonald reports.

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Red Sox Fans Mixed Over Yawkey Way Name Change

Yawkey Way Boston

The Red Sox have officially filed a petition to change the name of Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park. WBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod spoke with fans about the move.

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