BOSTON - APRIL16: A view of the street signs at Yawkey Way & Brookline Ave. taken during the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 20, 2000 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Athletics 5-4. (Photo by: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yawkey Way will be renamed to its original moniker, Jersey Street - The Boston Globe

With the swiftness of a roll-call vote, a Boston public works commission made history Thursday and agreed to rename Yawkey Way, returning the stretch by Fenway Park to its original moniker: Jersey Street.