Originally Posted by The Immigrant
I don't know about contention, but I think someone like Terry Francona could have gotten another 8-10 wins out of this team. However, the only thing such an outcome would have been good for is a lower draft pick, so I'm fine with letting Robin drive this party bus into a wall.
Franconia has also managed 13 seasons. Ventura has managed 2. Francona lost over 90 games 2 of his first 4 seasons as manager.