Oct. 31, 2005
Epstein says he has turned down the teams contract offer and would leave the Red Sox. The Globe had reported Epstein and the team had agreed on financial terms of the contract earlier. In the end, my choice is the right one not only for me but for the Red Sox, he says in a statement. He stays at Fenway, has a beer around 8 p.m. with members of the baseball operations department, and finally sneaks out in a gorilla suit.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)