Jean Yawkey

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Jean Remington Yawkey

Biographical Information[edit]

Jean Yawkey assumed ownership of the Boston Red Sox on the death of her husband Tom Yawkey in 1976. She sold most of the team in 1988. Upon her death in 1992, the Yawkey Trust, led by John Harrington, took control of the club.

Further Reading[edit]

  • William A. Cook: Lady Moguls: A History of Women Who Have Owned Major League Baseball Teams, Sunbury Press, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2015. ISBN 978-1-6200-6636-2
  • Joan M Thomas: "Jean R. Yawkey", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 243-249. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4

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