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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MICHAEL REZENDES
NEW YORK - Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he'd been called the N-word “a hundred times” at Boston's storied Fenway Park, the Red Sox were quick to back him up with a promise to fight racism.
“Torii Hunter's experience is real,” the team said in a June 10 Twitter post, adding that there were at least seven incidents as recently as last year where fans used racial slurs. The team promised to do a better job dealing with racism: “As we identify how we can do better, please know we are listening.”
But those words rang hollow for more than a...
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Men who said they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager seek damages from team

Men who said they were abused by former Red Sox clubhouse manager seek damages from team

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

The Red Sox recently promised to fight racism, but those words rang hollow for more than a dozen Black men who have spent the last several years trying to get the Red Sox to listen to their claims that they were sexually abused by a former team clubhouse manager who died in 2005.
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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The Boston Red Sox recently issued a strong statement about fighting racism at Fenway Park, following the death of George Floyd. But the team's words rang hollow for more than a dozen Black men who allege they were sexually abused by former clubhouse manager, Donald “Fitzy” Fitzpatrick, who died in 2005.
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