Boston Manager Gets Contract Extension

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Sunday Feb. 24, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Terry Francona has agreed to a contract
extension through 2011 after leading the Boston Red Sox to two
World Series championships in his four seasons as manager.
The deal announced Sunday includes club options for 2012 and
Francona guided Boston to World Series sweeps of the St. Louis
Cardinals in 2004 and the Colorado Rockies last year. He succeeded
the fired Grady Little when he signed a three-year contract on Dec.
4, 2003. He later received a two-year extension through the 2008

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