Massachusetts had funds to seal WooSox deal

At a press conference on Friday to announce a deal to bring the Pawtucket Red Sox and a shiny new stadium to Worcester, team Chairman Larry Lucchino said he was following his mother’s advice.

Larry, why don’t you take your team where it’s wanted?” he said she told him.

Still, bringing the team to Worcester and securing the funding for both the stadium and the surrounding economic development was not an easy negotiation, officials on both sides of the table said.

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