Adam Jones gets standing ovation at Fenway Park day after fan incident

One day after saying he was called a racial slur and had peanuts slung at him by fans in Boston, Orioles star Adam Jones was back at Fenway Park, where much of the crowd made sure to make him feel welcome.

Jones received a standing ovation, if a slightly slow-movingone, from Red Sox fans when he came to the plate in the top of the first Tuesday night. He got an assist from Boston starter Chris Sale, who stepped off the mound to give the crowd more time.

Jones told USA Today after Monday's game about the incident:

The Red Sox and the mayor of Boston apologized to Jones,but other players have spoken out about what appears to be an ongoing problem at the park for black players.

The Fenway fans' reception for Jones on Tuesday was a reminder that not everyone partakes in such garbage, and Jones seems more than fair in his offer to compromise:

Here's hoping we can all do at least that much.


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