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Dan Shaughnessy

Terry Francona a very deserving winner

Indians manager claimed top award — but John Farrell got World Series title

After the epic worst-to-first season, after the knee-jerk pronouncement that the magical 2013 Red Sox championship run was greater than the 2004 title that relieved 86 years of frustration, Terry Francona somehow gets the final word on the 2013 baseball season.

Francona Tuesday was named American League Manager of the Year for 2013.

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