Friday, October 28, 2005
san diego magazine archives:
Padres G.M. Kevin Towers, on how Larry parted company with former GM Randy Smith over the issue of contrasting work styles: "Larry delegates very well,but he still keeps his thumb on you. "
"Mayor Susan Golding, who has negotiated toe-to-toe with Lucchino, concedes 'he does have a temper.' And that negotiations with him are difficult: 'He wants to negotiate every word and every period. I think that’s the lawyer in him.'"
“Larry Lucchino has no people skills. He’s the money man. He’ll do anything for money. It’s around the whole [Padres] clubhouse. Larry puts a damper on things. A lot of people are unhappy.” -The Late Ken Caminiti