Death of Lou Gorman

February 18, 1929 - April 1, 2011
Weston, Massachusetts | Age 82

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JIMMY GOLEN, The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox general manager Lou Gorman, the architect of the team that came within one strike of winning the 1986 World Series, died early Friday morning of congestive heart failure. He was 82.

"All he wanted to do was make it to Opening Day, and he made it," said his nephew, Tom Dougherty, who answered the phone at Gorman's Weston home. "He lived a great life. And he was truly one of the nicest men you ever wanted...

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