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Ownership trio ushered new era of winning in for Red Sox

Henry, Werner, Lucchino committed to franchise

Within an hour of hearing that Larry Lucchino was leaving as CEO of the San Diego Padres, Tom Werner said he picked up a phone and called him, reaching him in his box at a Padres game. I’m trying to buy the Red Sox, Werner said. How’d you like to join me?

“I’m in,” Lucchino said.

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