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Christopher L. Gasper

Red Sox got it right with John Farrell

Show me a revered Red Sox manager, and I’ll show you a former Red Sox manager.

There are exceptions. Dick Williams and the Impossible Dreamers of 1967 and the magic touch of Joe Morgan in 1988 come to mind. But rarely are Red Sox managers given their due while they’re inhabiting the first base dugout at Fenway Park.

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