The Red Sox apologized yesterday, just one day after the Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said he was subjected to racist abuse and had objects thrown at him from the crowd at Fenway Park on Monday night. 

“The Red Sox want to publicly apologize to Adam Jones and the entire Orioles organization for what occurred at Fenway Park Monday night,” the team said in a statement from President Sam Kennedy. “No player should have an object thrown at him on the playing field, nor be subjected to any kind of racism at Fenway Park. The Red Sox have zero tolerance for such inexcusable behavior, and our entire organization and our fans are sickened by the conduct of an ignorant few. Such conduct should be reported immediately to Red Sox security, and any spectator behaving in this manner forfeits his/her right to remain in the ballpark, and may be subject to further action. Our review of last night’s events is ongoing.”

After Monday night’s 5-2 Orioles victory over the Red Sox in Boston, Jones told The Boston Globe, “A disrespectful person threw a bag of peanuts at me and I got called the N-word a handful of times.”

“It’s unfortunate that people need to resort to those type of epithets to degrade another human being,” Jones said.

“Something like this doesn’t belong in sports,” Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh told CBS Boston. “It’s an unfortunate incident, and it should not reflect the city, who we are as Boston.”

Since this happened, Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia came forward with a similar claim...and you watch, now someone from EVERY team will do the same until The Reverand Jackson throws out the ceremonal  first pitch.

Don't kid yourself. ONE PERCENT of EVERY team's fan base behaves like this.

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