Theo Epstein brought the Red Sox two World Series titles after almost 90 years of futility and frustration, but his most recent season in Boston ended with a historically bad collapse. Now he'll have a fresh start in Chicago, as the Cubs introduced Epstein as their new president of baseball operations. Bringing the Red Sox out of their slump was difficult enough, but will Epstein repeat his performance with a team that seems to have had no direction at all for several years?

Epstein PollCenter: Will the Cubs end their curse with Epstein?

Was Theo's success all his own?

Theo Epstein's tenure with the Red Sox was arguably the team's most successful period, but the team also committed nearly unmatched financial resources toward acquiring new players and developing a farm system.


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