Tag Archives: Boston Red Sox

July 21, 1959

On July 21, 1959, the Boston Red Sox became the last Major League baseball team to integrate and use a black player, Jerry “Pumpsie” Green. It had become apparent, even to the most racist of team owners and managers, that denying… Continue reading

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July 7, 1914

On July 7, 1914, the owner of the Baltimore Orioles, Jack Dunn, offered to sell 19 year-old, and future Hall of Famer, Babe Ruth as well as pitcher Ernie Shore and catcher Ben Egan to Connie Mack, the owner of the… Continue reading

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December 27, 1919

On December 27, 1919, Harry Frazee, the owner of the Boston Red Sox, announced that any player of the four-time World Series champ was tradable, except for star player Harry Hooper. That’s right, future all world player Babe Ruth who … Continue reading

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