Adam Jones

Orioles star Jones sees Negro Leagues museum, urges dialogue

With the Negro Leagues museum as his backdrop, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said the recent racial taunting he endured in Boston shows there needs to be more dialogue about diversity.

Almost two weeks after he said he was called the N-word and had a bag of peanuts thrown in his direction at Fenway Park, the star said Saturday that he still grapples with the reality that "people aren't afraid to show ugliness and hate right now."

"I personally don't understand it," Jones said at Kansas City's Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in announcing his $20,000 donation to the shrine — a gift he said he decided to make months ago, well before the Fenway...