"I loved Kevin Towers," said Larry Lucchino, who as Padres chief executive promoted Towers to GM in November 1995. "He was a very lovable, likable, appealing person, and the quintessential baseball guy. Most of the people who got to know him felt the same way. We will miss him."
PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino has said the team's owners "have learned our lessons" after their 2015 request for about $120 million from taxpayers for a new stadium in Providence met strenuous public opposition.