BOSTON – If there’s one thing Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein brought with him from Boston in 2011 it was an understanding. An understanding of what an iconic sports franchise means to its fan base and to its city. He knew all about it growing up in New England, then felt it deeply when, in 2004, he orchestrated the Red Sox’s first World Series title in 86 years.
That was a decade ago, but it’s something Epstein, now 40, said he will never forget because it meant so much to so many. …Read the Rest