#Hot Corner

Saying No To Ryno

I don't know anyone who doesn't respect Ryne Sandberg (except Joe Morgan), but was it ever likely that a self-described "progressive" front office would hire someone still fighting battles from the Earl Weaver era?

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When we went home every winter, they warned us not lift heavy weights because they didn't want us to lose flexibility. They wanted us to be baseball players, not only home run hitters... These [Hall of Famers] did not pave the way for the rest of us so that players could swing for the fences every time up and forget how to move a runner over to third, it's disrespectful...

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