John Henry adding Globe to his Boston constellation

Red Sox owner had two advantages in his bid: a local profile and a cash offer

The announcement that Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry had entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe signaled that two decades of New York Times Co. ownership were nearing an end. A look at the history of the company's ownership of The Globe:

Boston Globe Pulitzer Prizes won under New York Times Co. ownership:

SOURCES: Globe archives, The New York Times

Robert S. Davis, Patrick Garvin/Globe Staff