Found October 01, 2011 on NESN.com:
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Terry Francona isn't the fall guy here. He was a guy who had run his course as manager of the Red Sox after eight mostly memorable seasons. On Friday, the 44th manager in the history of the Boston Red Sox said all the right things. He talked about the "true colors" of the team, and about the Sox needing a "new voice" to guide the team. He came off as a sympathetic figure. And popular opinion was squarely on his side the morning after. The man who won two World Series championships was no longer the man running the team....
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