Red Sox Rule: Terry Francona and Boston’s Rise to Dominance by Michael HolleyRed Sox Rule: Terry Francona and Boston’s Rise to Dominance by Michael Holley

Red Sox Rule: Terry Francona and Boston’s Rise to Dominance

byMichael Holley

Paperback | March 24, 2009

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The story of the changing face of baseball and the inner workings of its finest organization

After a hundred "cursed" years, the Boston Red Sox rose gloriously to baseball domination. Under the leadership of manager Terry Francona, an extraordinary team of wildly disparate personalities—from the inscrutable Manny Ramirez to the affable David "Big Papi" Ortiz—pulled off two improbable post-season comebacks to make it to the World Series twice in three years . . . and ultimately emerged victorious. In Red Sox Rule, Michael Holley, bestselling author of Patriot Reign, provides a fascinating, insightful, and surprising inside look at how it all happened.

With the exclusive cooperation of Terry Francona and stories from the clubhouse and the conference room, Holley reveals the private sessions and the dugout and front-office strategies that have made the Red Sox a budding dynasty, overtaking their archrivals, the powerful New York Yankees, as the American League's elite team.

MICHAEL HOLLEY is the author of the New York Times bestsellersPatriot Reign,Never Give Up(with Tedy Bruschi), andRed Sox Rule. He was aBoston Globesportswriter for ten years, and he is the cohost ofThe Big Showon Boston sports radio station WEEI. Holley lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife and two sons.
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Title:Red Sox Rule: Terry Francona and Boston’s Rise to DominanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.54 inPublished:March 24, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061458554

ISBN - 13:9780061458552

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