Terry Francona signs copies of Shaughnessy book

Terry Francona - that’s him on the right - signed copies of his new book, “Francona: The Red Sox Years,’’ at the Pru Friday, and Sox fan Scott Johnson from Dudley was among those who showed up to get a copy. Globe Dan Shaughnessy, who worked on the book with Francona, was at the Pru Friday and said to Johnson: "Congratulations on your book." (Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki

Former Sox skipper Terry Francona is certainly doing his part to promote his book with Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy, “Francona: The Red Sox Years.’’ (We can’t wait for the sequel: “The Indians Years.’’) Tito was omnipresent on the radio this week, and is doing a series of signings, including a well-attended one Friday at the Barnes & Noble at the Pru. (Among the few hundred people who waited in line was a guy who looked remarkably like Tito.) In the book, which came out Tuesday, Francona has some less-than-flattering things to say about Sox ownership. . . . There’s been a bit of a shake-up at WBZ-TV News.
Kerry Connolly, who had been anchoring the weekend morning newscasts, is now co-anchoring weekday morning newscasts with
David Wade. And Paula Ebben is moving from anchoring weekday morning newscasts to co-anchoring the 5 p.m. news with
Jonathan Elias. . . . It’s shaping up to be a special Valentine’s Day for Shannon Mulaire, cohost of FOX 25’s morning newscast. She’s pregnant and her due date is Feb. 14.


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