Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/5/12
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As the Red Sox struggled in 2012, many fans longed for the days of Terry Francona. But while it will do nothing to alleviate the pain endured this season, those Sox fans can at least take solace in the fact that bringing Tito back simply wasn't an option. "I don't want to open old issues except to say that Terry was not an option," Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino said Friday on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan. "He told us he was not prepared to manage again in 2012, and we took him at his word, so no, that...

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