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John Henry and the Making of a Red Sox Baseball Dynasty

The Red Sox’s owner didn’t buy a championship team. He built one by doing the math

Andrew Hetherington for Bloomberg Businessweek

It’s Opening Day at Fenway Park, more than an hour before game time, and the seats are already jammed. No surprise here. Boston Red Sox fans feed on emotion. Today’s capacity crowd skipped work and school for the chance to mainline the best feeling of all: to celebrate as their team collects its championship rings for winning last fall’s World Series.