MLK Day brings out athletes old and new
Several Red Sox prospects, including highly touted infielder Michael Chavis, spent some of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with team baseball ops staff and folks from the Red Sox Foundation painting at the Dimock Center in Roxbury. Others taking part included first baseman Josh Ockimey, infielders Chad De La Guerra and Esteban Quiroz, and pitchers Jalen Beeks, Williams Jerez, Bobby Poyner, Ty Buttrey, Justin Haley, and Mike Shawaryn. . . . Former Bruin Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the NHL, was in town for the MLK Breakfast and attended a dinner at the Seaport Hotel’s TAMO hosted by Seaport GM Jim Carmody and volunteers of SCORE Boston, a nonprofit youth hockey program that encourages diversity in the game. . . . Celtics forward Jaylen Brown, his girlfriend, and a few friends watched the Patriots game — and bowled a few frames — at Kings Seaport Saturday. . . . Perhaps plotting a Boston enterprise, New York nightlife nabob Scott Sartiano, whose celeb hot spots include Butter and 1 Oak, was spotted at Tuscan Kitchen in the Seaport with marketing exec Aaron Sells. Pictured: De La Guerra, Beeks, and Red Sox Scholar Ramyus Peters.