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Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles heard a racial slur hurled at him from the stands at Fenway this year, triggering national coverage of racism in Boston.

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Part five: sports

The bigot in the stands, and other stories

When a Red Sox fan at Fenway hurled a racial slur at the Baltimore Orioles’ centerfielder Adam Jones, the question of whether Boston is a racist city wasn’t just raised — it had already been answered.

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