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Adam Jones pens thoughtful essay about Fenway incident

May 19th, 2017 at 10:51 AM
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Orioles center fielder Adam Jones continues to speak out about the incident earlier this month at Fenway Park. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Adam Jones has penned a thoughtful and compelling essay entitled “Hate” for The Players’ Tribune in which he addresses the incident on May 1 at Fenway Park when he was subjected to racial slurs and had a bag of peanuts thrown at him.

Instead of focusing solely on the troubling incident from his perspective, the Baltimore Orioles outfielder instead addresses how disappointing it is to realize his three-year-old son is learning about issues like racism and hate at such a young age. Jones, writing …

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