Terry Francona out as Boston Red Sox manager

Associated Press
Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona pauses as he addresses the media during a news conference, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in Boston. In a joint statement released on Friday, the Red Sox announced they will not pick up the option on Francona's contract for a ninth year in the wake of the team's September collapse in which they blew a nine-game lead in the American League wild-card race. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye)

View gallery

25 photos

In a joint statement released on Sept. 30, the Red Sox announced they will not pick up the option on Francona's contract in the wake of the team's September collapse.

View Comments (0)