Launches “Bring Back Theo” Petition Campaign to Convince Theo Epstein to Return as General Manager of the Boston Red Sox

December 18, 2010

Providence, RI (PRWEB) December 7, 2005

The newest member of Red Sox Nation, a new website, is launching a petition campaign to convince Theo Epstein and the Boston Red Sox management to work out their differences and have Theo rejoin the organization he left just last month.

Theo is the most successful GM in Red Sox history, having lead the 2004 Boston Red Sox to its first World Series Championship since 1918. hopes to touch Theo’s heart by sending him a list of tens of thousands of members of Red Sox Nation who want to see him return to lead the Boston Red Sox to another World Series Championship.

Theo Epstein reportedly turned down a $ 1.5 million contract offer that appeared to come too late, saying that his heart was no longer in the job.

In an interview at, Epstein explained his departure. “I think a lot of things happened during the end of this negotiation that caused me to think more closely about the situation, think about myself, think about the organization and whether it was the right fit,” said Epstein. “Again, in the end, I decided that the right thing to do was to move on.”

“We’re hoping that we can send Theo a list of tens of thousands of fans that grows by the thousands each week and can convince him that he is loved and needed in Red Sox Nation,” noted Joshua Karlin, the creator of We will send him the list every week until he returns, takes another job, or the Red Sox hire a permanent replacement. is a new fan website featuring up-to-date Red Sox news, and links to Red Sox tickets, discussions, and eventually Red Sox merchandise as well.

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