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In the News (Wed 24 Apr 19)

  
 April 2002 Boston Baseball: Why John Henry and Tom Werner Won the Sox Talks
With other bidders including Charles Dolan of Cablevision and syndicates headed by Miles Prentice and Joseph O'Donnell, and John Harrington obligated to sell control of the Sox to the highest bidder, Werner and Otten needed more support.
The group which ultimately won the Sox was originally headed by Les Otten and TV producer Tom Werner.
Werner used to own the San Diego Padres...like Harry Frazee used to own the Red Sox.
www.roadsidephotos.com /baseball/bb02-1.htm

  
 Boston Business Forward - July 2001 - First Forward
Les Otten, founder of American Skiing Company, and Tom Werner, of Carsey/ Werner Productions, say they have won the approval of major league baseball to bid on the Yawkey Trust's 53.5 percent stake in the team.
Otten rolled up nine ski resorts from New England to the Rockies, only to resign earlier this year as his company struggled to reduce its merger-related debt and operating costs.
Werner, who has an estimated net worth of $600 million, ran the San Diego Padres in the early '90s.
www.bizforward.com /bos/issues/2001-07/firstforward/page02.shtml   (729 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: Boston Red Sox
In 2002 the Red Sox were sold by president and Yawkey trustee John Harrington to a consortium comprised of John Henry, Tom Werner, and Les Otten, with Larry Lucchino as president and CEO.
The Red Sox were given their third straight playoff appearance as the American League Wild Card, and faced the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox, who had not won a playoff series since 1917, but who had posted the AL's best record and caught fire down the stretch.
During the 2003 offseason, the Red Sox acquired another ace pitcher in Curt Schilling to bolster the pitching staff, and expectations again ran high that 2004 would finally be the year that the Red Sox would end their championship drought.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Boston_Red_Sox   (6365 words)

  
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 This Just In TODAY’S JOLT
No doubt that pleased editor Marty Baron, who has been insisting for the past month that the Globe would provide tough coverage of the group led by Florida Marlins owner John Henry, Hollywood producer Tom Werner, and failed ski mogul Les Otten, despite the presence of the Times Company as a minority investor.
And Dan Shaughnessy channeled baseball fans across New England when he bitterly denounced Harrington as a "cowardly little accountant" for screwing local favorites Joe O’Donnell and Steve Karp.
Steve Bailey warned that "this whole sorry mess" — that is, the sleazy process by which team president John Harrington and baseball commissioner Bud Selig steered the sale toward their favored buyers — might not withstand the scrutiny of congressional hearings.
www.bostonphoenix.com /boston/news_features/daily/documents/02071139.htm   (1171 words)

  
 Wikinfo Boston Red Sox
The Duquette era ended in 2002, when president and Yawkey trustee John Harrington sold the Red Sox to a consortium comprised of John Henry, Tom Werner, and Les Otten, with Larry Lucchino as president and CEO.
Tom Yawkey had passed away in 1976, and his wife Jean took control of the team, until her death in 1992, ending over 60 years of Yawkey ownership.
In 1939, the Red Sox purchased the contract of OF Ted Williams from the Pacific Coast League, ushering in an era of the team sometimes called the "Ted Sox".
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Boston_Red_Sox   (1667 words)

  
 Boston Red Sox - Reference Library
The Duquette era ended in 2002, when president and Yawkey trustee John Harrington sold the Red Sox to a consortium comprised of John Henry, Tom Werner, and Les Otten, with Larry Lucchino as president and CEO.
Tom Yawkey had passed away in 1976, and his wife Jean took control of the team, until her death in 1992, ending over 60 years of Yawkey ownership.
Current ownership: John Henry and Tom Werner, who paid $660 million and assumed $40 million in debt, in February 2002.
www.campusprogram.com /reference/en/wikipedia/b/bo/boston_red_sox.html   (1667 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Boston Red Sox Article
The Duquette era ended in 2002, when president and Yawkey trustee John Harrington sold the Red Sox to a consortium comprised of John Henry, Tom Werner, and Les Otten, with Larry Lucchino as president and CEO.
The sole win was a cathartic 13-1 demolition of former Red Sox Roger Clemens in Fenway Park.
Duquette was fired, and replaced for the 2002 season by Mike Port.
www.ipedia.com /boston_red_sox.html   (1876 words)

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