BOSTON -- As Major League Baseball aims to improve its relationship with African-American communities across the country, the Red Sox are among teams taking steps to see those goals fulfilled in tangible ways.
This was no more apparent than on Saturday, when the Red Sox hosted a game between Florida A&M and North Carolina Central -- the first showcase featuring two historically black colleges at Fenway Park. In doing so, one man's vision of making history in Boston has come to fruition.
Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.