After acquiring a fortune in the early 1980s from his trading firm J.W. Henry & Co., John Henry started building a sports empire. Henry and his partner Tom Werner bought the Boston Red Sox in 2002 for $380 million and delivered the Sox’ first World Series win in 86 years in 2004.

After acquiring a fortune in the early 1980s from his trading firm J.W. Henry & Co., John Henry started building a sports empire. Henry and his partner Tom Werner bought the Boston Red Sox in 2002 for $380 million and delivered the Sox’ first World Series win in 86 years in 2004.

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