Terry Francona‘s book has not made number one yet, but last week it was number two on the NY Times Best Sellers list.
The book is really a combined narrative of the manager and GM of the Red Sox for eight years. Theo Epstein’s name appears on 155 pages out of the 345 page book.
The book portrays the odd couple of Theo and Tito as a tandem to the owners trio, a good vs. evil portrayal.
One time when Tito was going to leave a meeting, his good buddy Theo grabbed his leg, and said sit back down.
The book has turned into a mystery story, without the mystery man revealed at the end of the book.
The plot of the book is who is the person was that leaked a story to Bob Hohler of the Boston Globe in October of 2011.
It was that story which detailed Terry Francona’s pain pill addiction that Hohler wrote about. Many people have searched to find who the source really was.
I wrote to Hohler last February:
Why don’t you let everyone know who the source was that gave you the information about ch...