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Lou Piniella
Where will Francona manage next season?

Where the next curse is Dom Amore Hartford Courant The Cubs are bedeviled by the most hideous curse in sports, so what do they need? A manager who has proven he can break such things. There are only two out there who have proven then can win with organizations that haven't in 80 years or more — and the Cubs let Ozzie Guillen slip out of town. Terry Francona, like most fired managers, will land in a place where he represents the opposite approach to his predecessors. The Cubs have tried the ranting of Lou Piniella and gone with a solid organization man in Mike Quade. Francona would bring the gravitas of two championships, and with his major league experience, the ability to...