Red Sox President Larry Lucchino, Leader of 3 World Series Title Wins, Passes Away at 78

Larry Lucchino, the former team president of the Boston Red Sox during their three World Series titles, passed away at the age of 78 on Tuesday. He first joined the Red Sox when John Henry acquired the team in December 2001 and spent 14 years as the team president.

During Lucchino’s tenure, the Red Sox won World Series championships in 2004, 2007, and 2013, breaking the “Curse of the Bambino” that had long haunted the team and its fans. Following his first season, Lucchino hired a young Theo Epstein as the general manager, and together with team chairman Tom Werner, they led the team to seven postseason appearances.

Lucchino is also known for elevating the intense rivalry between the Red Sox and the New York Yankees, referring to them as the “Evil Empire.” He was praised for his ability to assemble top talent within the organization, leaving a lasting legacy that continues to shape the Red Sox today.

Before his time with

By Riley Johnson

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