Originally posted on Boston Red Thoughts  |  Last updated 10/12/11
I said in a post a little over a week ago that I wanted to know all the nasty details of the Red Sox epic collapse–all the names, dates and places. I also said we would all probably be very disappointed when we found out. Add “shocked” to those statements, and that is exactly what happened… I know we don’t know these people, the players and staff and management we devote a great portion of our lives watching on TV, and listening to on the radio, and even reading about them online. But after you spend SO much time doing all of these things, you think you get a sense of the kind of people they are. I know I always thought that Tito and Jon Lester were close. I also thought that Jon Lester was a quiet and serious young man who told it like it was, was often cranky, and deeply cared about winning… I thought Josh Beckett was a crazy cowboy, who would drill a batter in the butt for a perceived threat, but who passionately cared about winning, and would give 150% every time–and would accep...
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