A Baseball Man

Lou Gorman, Boston Red Sox executive vice president of baseball operations, smiles as he announces his retirement during an Tuesday January 23, 1996 news conference at Fenway Park in Boston. Gorman, the team's former general manager, was involved in professional baseball for nearly 35 years.
(AP File)

Rest in Peace Lou Gorman (1929-2011)

Former Red Sox GM Dies at 82
Before Theo and the Duke, There Was Lou

"The sun will rise, the sun will set, and I’ll have lunch." -- 1987, Red Sox GM Lou Gorman when asked what might happen if he didn't reach a contract agreement with the great Roger Clemens

"Where would we play Willie McGee?" -- 1990, Red Sox GM Lou Gorman when asked why the Red Sox didn't complete a deal for outfielder Willie McGee

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

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Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

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Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

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