ESPN analyst and former Red Sox manager Terry Francona exchanged racy e-mails with a busty female fan after she sent him a photo of her ample assets and he returned the favor with a shot of himself wrapped in a towel.
The boyfriend of the flirtatious baseball fan didn't take kindly to the seeing a photo of the 53-year old Francona— wrapped in the bath towel and standing on the balcony of a seaside resort— on his girl's phone and shared the pictures with Deadspin.com.
Maybe they were just comparing bust sizes.
The angry boyfriend knew his girlfriend— who lives in Tucson, Ariz.— had recently met Francona, a former University of Arizona baseball player.
The boyfriend— who goes by the name Rob— sent a letter dissing Francona's physique with the accompanying photos.
"Sending this picture to my 27-year old girlfriend isn't a smart move, Rob said in a message to the web site. "Not sure how this picture would turn any girl on, but good luck to him and his 53-year body."
He also threw in a letter warning Francona— who is separated from his wife.
"Hey, Terry," he wrote. "I was wondering why you would be flirting with my girlfriend, who is over 20 years younger than you, by sending pictures of yourself half-naked in a towel? Isn't one of your children the same age as my girlfriend?
"Next time you decide to do this, make sure the girl doesn't have a boyfriend. You would think you would be more careful since you work for ESPN. I hope more girls come out saying you sent them the same stuff. You could be the next Tiger Woods. Scumbag."
The lovelorn boyfriend thought it was Francona had thrown out the first pitch until he noticed something else on her phone— a close up of her cleavage to Francona on her sent-messages box.
After he realized his girlfriend was the one who initiated the chest flirting, Rob knew it was a double-play.
"I'm so pissed," he said.