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Terry Francona discusses his new book 'Francona: The Red Sox Years'

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona at his book signing for "Francona: The Red Sox Years" at Barnes and Noble on East 54th Street, Manhattan. Francona won two World Series titles in 2004 and 2007 as manager of the Boston Red Sox. Videojournalist: Casey Mussarra (Jan. 23. 2013)

It didn't take long for former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona to put his feelings about his eight years in Boston on paper. The new Cleveland Indians manager recently released his a book called "Francona: The Red Sox Years," co-authored by sports writer Dan Shaughnessy, which highlights the ups and downs of his time with the Red Sox.

We caught up with Francona at his book signing at Barnes and Noble in Manhattan. Above is video of Francona discussing what inspired him to go forward with the project.

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