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Francona skillful and relaxed amid the chaos of Boston

Originally Published: October 23, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Terry Francona feels no particular urge to listen to sports talk radio or read the daily papers in an effort to monitor his public image. Most of the time, the scoreboard tells him all he needs to know.

When the Red Sox perform to expectations, Francona is doing his job. When they fail, he's a hack, a nitwit or the worst thing to hit the Fenway Park home dugout since Butch Hobson.

His boss, Boston general manager Theo Epstein, knows the feeling.

"Just ask ...

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