Terry Francona and Dave Roberts will always be connected in Boston Red Sox lore for their part in the 2004 World Series championship. Now they are connected again - both win the Manager of the Year Award.

Francona led the Cleveland Indians to 94 wins and a trip to the World Series against the Cubs. He got more than twice as many votes than Texas manager Jeff Banister.

Roberts, in his first year as LA Dodgers manager led an injury riddled team to postseason. He beat out Cubs skipper Joe Maddon for the award....

NL Manager of the Year Award voting
Manager, Team 1st 2nd 3rd Points
Dave Roberts, Dodgers 16 7 7 108
Joe Maddon, Cubs 8 8 6 70
Dusty Baker, Nationals 4 12 10 66
Terry Collins, Mets 2 3 5 24
Don Mattingly, Marlins 2 2
AL Manager of the Year voting
Manager, Team 1st 2nd 3rd Points
Terry Francona, Indians 22 5 3 128
Jeff Banister, Rangers 4 12 8 64
Buck Showalter, Orioles 2 9 7 44
John Farrell, Red Sox 2 3 9 28
Joe Girardi, Yankees 1 2 5
Scott Servais, Mariners 1 1