Three Cheers for Tito

Three Cheers for Tito

Red Sox manager Terry Francona cracks a big smile during his daily press briefing after the workout

(Jim Davis / Globe Staff Photo)

... And Three More Years, Too

The Hardest Working Manager in the Game,
With an Astounding 22-9 Postseason Record,
Who Remains a Cool Breeze Under the White-Hot Boston Spotlight,
Finally Gets a Little Job Security with 3-Year, $12M Deal

“I want to thank the Red Sox ownership and management for their tremendous support. From the resources provided by the ownership group and front office to a great collection of players and the passion and loyalty of the fans, there is no doubt that Boston is the best place to manage in the major leagues. I look forward to being in a Red Sox uniform for many years to come.” -- 2.24.08, Terry Francona, Red Sox release

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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