Larry Lucchino, former Boston Red Sox president, dies at 78

Apr 03, 2024 1653

Larry Lucchino, the former president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox, died Tuesday at the age of 78. Lucchino served in that president and CEO role with the Red Sox from 2002-15, joining the organization alongside Tom Werner as part of John Henry's ownership group. The group delivered World Series titles in 2004 (ending an 86-year championship drought), 2007 and 2013.

In 2015, Lucchino joined a group that bought the Worcester Red Sox, becoming the chairman and principal owner of the team. "Larry's career unfolded like a playbook of triumphs, marked by transformative moments that reshaped ballpark design, enhanced the fan experience, and engineered the ideal conditions for championships wherever his path led him, and especially in Boston," Red Sox principal owner John Henry said in a statement.

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