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

Remembering Larry Lucchino: A Baseball Legend Who Broke the Curse of the Bambino and Refined Fenway Park

Larry Lucchino, a renowned baseball executive who served as the team president of the Boston Red Sox during their three World Series titles, passed away at the age of 78 on Tuesday. He had spent 14 years with the Red Sox and was instrumental in leading them to victory in 2004, 2007, and 2013.

In his early years with the Red Sox, Lucchino hired Theo Epstein as the general manager and Tom Werner as the team chairman. Together they led the team to seven postseason appearances and helped break the “Curse of the Bambino.” Lucchino is also known for elevating the rivalry between the Red Sox and the 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.

While in Boston, Lucchino oversaw efforts to update and modernize Fenway Park. He added seats on top of

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