BOSTON -- There was a time when Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona thought he might have to settle for a future as a real estate agent after his playing days were over.
"I was stupid," he said with a smile Saturday afternoon before the Red Sox lost their second in a row to the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 at Fenway Park. "Would you buy a house from me? I knew it, too."
After Francona finally decided to hang up his spikes and glove during spring training in 1991, he was home in Arizona ...Read full story