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From the archives | 1962

Red Sox appoint Johnny Pesky manager

NEW YORK – Johnny Pesky, former Red Sox shortstop, last night became manager of the Boston Red Sox.

Pesky, who sold his home at 6 Wester av., Lynn, last week, was informed of his appointment last night by Tom Yawkey and the retiring manager, Mike Higgins.

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