Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, June 8, 2022 -- "Firing the Manager"

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"You have to go back to 2018, and the Cardinals’ exchange of Mike Matheny for Mike Shildt, to find a team firing its manager in the hopes of changing its short-term fortunes. I remind you that Steinbrenner alone did this twice in 1982."