Found April 18, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
PLAYERS: Terry Francona
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Welcome to Boaton, where sticking up for your teammate is undermining the manager.Time heals all wounds, or so we have been told, but here's the real problem with the 2012 Red Sox: whether it was Terry Francona last September or Valentine now, the manager doesn't have a leg to stand on. Players undercut him then and they're undercutting him now. (Shame on them for this.) We could fill this blog, for months on end, with complaints about local sports coverage. We don't want to do that. But this piece has a particularly common tactic: the players are spoiled children, who must be shamed.Tell me this is the best sports section in the country again.Massarotti could have written that the manager's misstep was professionally handled by professional adults giving honest answers to questions asked by Massarotti's colleagues.But, he didn't.

Francona to attend Fenway anniversary

The current analyst and former Red Sox skipper has reconsidered and now will attend the 100th anniversary celebration for Fenway Park.

Terry Francona will attend Fenway Park 100th anniversary celebration

According to ESPN, Terry Francona will indeed attend the Fenway Park 100th anniversary celebration. This is big news after Francona said that he probably wasn’t going to the celebration due to the way that Red Sox ownership treated him in the past. Francona told ESPN that he thinks that he owes it to the fans to show up and that he will show up for them. Tito said last week...

Report: Francona to attend Fenway event

Despite his messy departure last year, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona will return to Fenway Park Friday for the team's celebration of the ballpark's 100-year anniversary. Francona told The Boston Globe last week he would not attend the centennial celebration, but according to ESPN he has changed his mind, feeling an obligation to Red Sox fans. The manager who guided...

Francona’s right … Red Sox don’t deserve squat!

One good dis deserves another! Former Red Sox manager Terry Francona told  his former team no, when asked to attend the team's anniversary celebrating 100 years of existence for Fenway Park.Let me get this right Red Sox Nation. The BoSox are having a 100th anniversary celebration this year for Fenway Park (wow, it’s almost as old as my mother-in-law – and way better looking...

Tito reverses stance, agrees to attend Fenway bash

Less than a week after confirming to Dan Shaughnessy that he would not be attending Fenway's 100th anniversary celebration, Tito has changed his mind.  ESPN has the scoop: Former Boston Red Sox manager and current ESPN analyst Terry Francona has changed his mind and says he will be attending the Red Sox's 100th anniversary celebration of Fenway Park on Friday afternoon...

Report: Terry Francona to Attend Fenway Park's 100th Anniversary Celebration on Friday

Terry Francona has had a change of heart apparently. One of the best managers in Red Sox history will in fact be in the house Friday afternoon when the club formally celebrates the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park, according to Francona initially declined to return to for the celebration after he and the Red Sox parted ways after the end of the 2011 season. Francona was...

Terry Francona changes his mind, will attend Fenway Park 100th anniversary

On second thought, maybe I will attend one of the most historical days in the history of the franchise that I won two championships with. That is the decision that Terry Francona has reportedly made, as he now plans to attend Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary celebration when the Red Sox host the Yankees Friday night. Last week, Francona was adamant about the fact that he would not...

Francona changes mind, will attend Fenway celebration

Last week, I reported that Terry Francona wouldn't be attending the Boston Red Sox celebration of the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park. Well Francona has apparently changed his mind, and an ESPN report indicates that Francona will in fact attend the celebration on Saturday against the Yankees.  In the ESPN report, Francona is quoted as saying that he feels like he owes it to...

Terry Francona Will Party With Fans

As manager of the Boston Red Sox, Terry Francona won two World Series Championships and broke the “Curse of the Bambino.” The past decade was very kind to the Sox with Francona at the helm. Well, after last season’s “collapse,” things fell apart, the Sox fired Francona, and there’s been heavy tension between the organization and the former

Terry Francona changes his mind and will attend Fenway’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

According to John Buccigross of ESPN via Twitter, Terry Francona has changed his mind and will attend the 100th Anniversary Celebration at Fenway Park this Friday. Terry Francona says he WILL be attending the Red Sox’s 100th anniversary celebration of Fenway Park on Friday afternoon. — John Buccigross (@Buccigross) April 18, 2012 Unless Terry found [...]

Daniel Bard Pleased That Terry Francona Is Returning to Fenway Park (Video)

Terry Francona will be back at Fenway Park this Friday as the Red Sox celebrate Fenway's 100th anniversary. Francona, who managed the Red Sox for eight years, originally said he wouldn't make the trip. But now he says he'll be there with all of the former players and Red Sox greats. Former Red Sox player and Red Sox GameDay LIVE presented by UNO analyst Jim Rice gives...

Francona Changing His Mind About Being At Fenway On Friday?

Although not yet confirmed by the team, numerous sources are indicating that former Red Sox manager Terry Francona will be in attendance at the 100th anniversary celebration of Fenway Park on Friday.Francona, of course managed the Red Sox from 2004 through 2011, winning the World Series in '04 and '07.

Low-life BoSox finding out karma is truly a bi**h!

The Boston Red Sox are finding out about karma after doing former manager Terry Francona wrong  following last season's epic collapse.As a longtime Boston Red Sox follower (I’m a Phillies fan first and foremost) I’ve got to say that it bothered me to no end to see how the formerly floundering franchise, which hadn’t won a World Series title in 86 years prior to 2004,...

Tito to Attend Fenway Celebration

Terry Francona took the high road and changed his mind about coming to Fenway Park for the 100th birthday celebration.  It would not have been right to celebrate Fenway without the manager who won two World Series Championships with the Red Sox.  Friday should be an amazing day at Fenway Park.


No one's saying it but the signs are right before our eyes. The Boston Red Sox have been a divided team. The 25 man squad split into camps. One camp was thrilled to see Terry Francona "leave" town, another clique "upset" that he left, and still other players who just want to play baseball. Owner John Henry hires "old school" Bobby...
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