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Remembering Larry Lucchino: A Pioneering Baseball Executive Leaves Behind a Lasting Impact

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 2, 2024
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 was a renowned baseball executive who spent his entire career in Major League Baseball, serving as the team president for various teams, including the Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Orioles and San Diego Padres.

During Lucchino’s tenure with the Red Sox, he oversaw efforts to modernize Fenway Park and led the team to seven postseason appearances. He is also known for his ability to assemble top talent within the organization, breaking the “Curse of the Bambino” that had long haunted the team and its fans. Lucchino is remembered for elevating the intense rivalry between the Red Sox and New York Yankees, referring to them as “the Evil Empire.”

Before joining the Red Sox, Lucchino served as team president for both the Baltimore Orioles and San Diego Padres. He played a significant role in designing Oriole Park at Camden Yards and developing Petco Park in San Diego. Lucchino’s legacy continues to shape these teams today.

Lucchino was praised for his contributions to Major League Baseball throughout his career. He was known for his integrity, dedication and passion for baseball. His loss will be deeply felt by all those who knew him and by fans of Major League Baseball around the world.

By Samantha Nguyen

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