Francona: The Red Sox Years

By Ian Browne /

francona-bookFor anyone who followed the Red Sox closely from 2004-11, Terry Francona’s new book is not only a must read, but it is a fascinating and entertaining look into the daily life on Yawkey Way during that memorable time period.

The 343-page book — titled Francona: The Red Sox Years — was written by Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, with full access from co-author Francona, and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The book is full of nuggets that Sox fans — and even media members who follow the team on an everyday basis — weren’t privy to during perhaps the most memorable eight-year run in team history.

While there was plenty of publicity from the Sports Illustrated excerpt that highlighted some of Francona’s gripes with Red Sox owner John Henry, president/CEO Larry Lucchino and chairman Tom Werner, the book involves so much more for avid Sox fans to chew on.

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This was a magical era of baseball; the time when I first fell in love with the sport! Must get a copy.
Be sure to check out my blog throughout the season for a British perspective on the baseball in general, and the Dodgers in particular. –

Pick up The Cubs by Glen Stout. A great coffee table book. Only complaint is there’s no colour pictures.

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