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2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox

A Championship Staff

The manager, coaches, staff, and owners who brought the Red Sox to glory

Terry Francona Terry John Francona, #47   •   Manager
Born: 4/22/59 in Aberdeen, SD

Francona became one of the most successful managers in Red Sox history, when he led the team to a second world Series Championship in his four years as manager. (Bill Carrigan was the only other manager to win two World Series with the Sox, in 1915 and 1916.) In his career, Tito is 22-9 (.710) in the postseason, which is the highest winning percentage in history for a manager with at least 20 games of experience. He has won all eight World Series games he has managed, more wins without a loss than any other manager in history. But perhaps a harder feat is getting a team to rally from being down 3-1 (or 3-0) in a playoff series to come back and win, which Tito was able to accomplish in both of his Championship seasons. Without his steady, calm, positive influence on the team in the dark times, there wouldn't have been any good times to celebrate.

Brad Mills James Bradley (Brad) Mills, #2   •   Bench Coach
Born: 1/19/57 in Exeter, CA

Mills was Francona's teammate and roommate at the University of Arizona, and they played together on the Montreal Expos from 1981-1983. He also served as first base coach when Francona managed the Phillies from 1997-2000. Mills managed in the minors for the Cubs, Rockies, and Expos, then came to the Red Sox as bench coach in 2004.

John Farrell John Edward Farrell, #52   •   Pitching Coach
Born: 8/4/62 in Monmouth Beach, NJ

Farrell pitched for the Indians, Angels, and Tigers, and then served as the Director of Player Development in Cleveland for six years. He joined the Red Sox as pitching coach in 2007, and led the team to a league-best 3.87 ERA.

Dave Magadan David Joseph (Dave) Magadan, #29   •   Hitting Coach
Born: 9/30/62 in Tampa, FL

Magadan played first and third base for 16 years with the Mets, Marlins, Mariners, Astros, Cubs, A's, and Padres. He served as a minor league hitting instructor and major league hitting coach for the Padres before becoming the hitting coach for the Red Sox in 2007. The team finished third in the league in runs and slugging percentage, and fifth in batting average.

DeMarlo Hale DeMarlo Hale, #35   •   Third Base Coach
Born: 7/16/61 in Chicago, IL

Hale was drafted by the Red Sox as a first baseman-outfielder, and played in the minors for the Red Sox and A's. His coaching career brought him back to the Red Sox organization, where he was a coach and manager in Single A and Double A for eight years. After managing in the Rangers organization, he became Texas's first base and outfield coach, before returning to Boston as the big league third base coach in 2006.

Luis Alicea Luis Rene Alicea De Jesus (Luis Alicea), #16   •   First Base Coach
Born: 7/29/65 in Santurce, Puerto Rico

Alicea played second base for the Red Sox in 1995, and also played for the Cardinals, Angels, Rangers, and Royals. He managed in the minors for Sox affiliates Lowell and Greenville, before being named the Red Sox first base coach for 2007.

Gary Tuck Gary Robert Tuck, #57   •   Bullpen Coach
Born: 9/6/54 in Amsterdam, NY

As a player, Tuck was a catcher in the Montreal Expos minor league system. He went on to coach and manage in the minor leagues for the Astros and Indians, and served as a catching instructor and bullpen coach for the Yankees, and as bench coach for the Marlins. He joined the Red Sox in 2006 as the bullpen coach, and under his supervision in 2007, the Red Sox had arguably the best bullpen in the league. He adopted a pirate theme, complete with skull-and-crossbones flag, stuffed parrot, and nicknames for each player, which unified the relievers.

Alex Martinez Alex Martinez   •   Bullpen Catcher

After working in the Cleveland Indians organization, Martinez was brought on board as the new bullpen catcher in 2007.

Ino Guerrero Ino Guerrero, #65   •   Major League Staff

Guerrero returned in his role as batting practice pitcher, helping the Sox hitters get ready for each game.

Mike Reinold, Paul Lessard, Thomas Gill Mike Reinold   •   Assistant Athletic Trainer

Paul Lessard   •   Head Athletic Trainer

Dr. Thomas J. Gill   •   Medical Director

Scott Waugh, David Page, Masai Takahashi Scott Waugh   •   Rehabilitation Coordinator

David Page   •   Strength and Conditioning Coach

Masai Takahashi   •   Assistant Athletic Trainer

Don Kalkstein, Takashi Maeda, Russell Nua Don Kalkstein   •   Major League Sports Psychology Coach

Takashi Maeda   •   Massage Therapist

Russell Nua   •   Massage Therapist

Billy Broadbent, Tom McLaughlin, Pookie Jackson Billy Broadbent   •   Video Coordinator

Tom McLaughlin   •   Visiting Clubhouse Manager

Edward "Pookie" Jackson   •   Assistant Equipment Manager

Joe Cochran, Jack McCormick Joe Cochran   •   Equipment and Home Clubhouse Manager

Jack McCormick   •   Traveling Secretary

Theo Epstein Theo Epstein   •   Executive Vice President / General Manager

One of Epstein's goals when he became the General Manager was to rebuild the team's depleted farm system. In 2007, they reaped the benefits of those efforts, as home-grown players Kevin Youkilis, Jonathan Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen, Jon Lester, Dustin Pedroia, and Jacoby Ellsbury starred for the Sox in the postseason.

John W. Henry

John W. Henry
Principal Owner

Tom Werner

Thomas C. Werner

Larry Lucchino

Larry Lucchino
President / CEO

The ownership trio made it all possible. Since purchasing the team, they changed the organizational philosophy to make the team more accessible. They made Fenway Park cleaner and more fan-friendly. And they hired the right scouting, consulting, and player development people to put the perfect team on the field.

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