Racist letters among FBI sports files

Racist letters among FBI sports files

BOSTON, July 8 (UPI) -- A racist death threat against Boston Celtics coaching legend Red Auerbach is among the recently released FBI files related to New England sports figures.

Haywood Sullivan dies

FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Haywood Sullivan, the former co-owner and general manager of the Boston Red Sox who was blamed for the departure of Carlton Fisk, died Wednesday. He was 72.

Sale of Red Sox becomes official

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- In a record $660 million sale that included Fenway Park and the New England Sports Network, ownership of the Boston Red Sox was officially transferred Wednesday

Red Sox owners agree to sell team

BOSTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Jean Yawkey Trust announced Thursday that all partners in the ownership of the Boston Red Sox had unanimously voted to sell the team to a group of investors

Jean Remington Yawkey (January 24, 1909–February 26, 1992) was the wife of Tom Yawkey and owner of the Boston Red Sox from 1976 to her death in 1992.

She was a native of Brooklyn, New York. As Jean Hollander, she grew up in Freeport, Long Island, and was a New York fashion model for ten years before becoming Mrs. Tom Yawkey in 1944, in Georgetown, South Carolina.

Mrs. Yawkey's husband, Tom, became owner and president of the Boston Red Sox in 1933. The family owned and operated the team for 59 years, with Mrs. Yawkey taking over as the team's president after her husband's death in 1976 and serving in that role until her own passing.

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