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"This is back in 1980, so there's not internet, there's no cell phones. We weren't playing that day, so I was sitting in the hotel room with my mom and dad. They had come to Omaha. The phone wasn't ringing and I didn't exactly know how fast the Draft was going, but you're 21. There's a lot of thoughts like, 'I should've signed out of high school', and all the dumb thoughts. And then the phone rang and it was the Expos."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, on being drafted by Montreal

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View Full Game Coverage "This is back in 1980, so there's not internet, there's no cell phones. We weren't playing that day, so I was sitting in the hotel room with my mom and dad. They had come to Omaha. The phone wasn't ringing and I didn't exactly know how fast the Draft was going, but you're 21. There's a lot of thoughts like, 'I should've signed out of high school', and all the dumb thoughts. And then the phone rang and it was the Expos."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, on being drafted by Montreal

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