Not a whole lot is known at this point for context, but someone dropped an anti-racism protest banner over the side of the Green Monster at Fenway tonight.

Via Tim Britton, Red Sox beat writer for the Providence Journal:


via @TimBritton

“Racism is as American as Baseball”, but in block letters. It should be noted that this was probably an anti-racism protest, though the economy of language involved prevented the protesters from taking much of a stand.

Predictably, this was a story:

Just as predictably, Joe West got involved, because clearly no one was going to notice if he hadn’t pointed it out:

The fans were likely escorted off the premises immediately, and play did resume.

The Red Sox trail the A’s 6-3 in the bottom of the fifth.

[Featured image via Tim Britton]

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