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The amusing-after-the-fact Winter Meetings story of the day comes from Cubs manager Dale Sveum, who was hunting with former Brewers teammate and Hall of Famer Robin Yount before coming to Nashville. Turns out Yount has an itchy trigger finger and shot Sveum in the back with some bird shot. It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon to deduce that Sveum wasn’t too happy about it at the time, but they’re laughing about it now. So let’s laugh with them.
I Shot the Manager
To the tune of “I Shot the Sheriff” by Bob Marley
Robin Yount: I shot the manager
Said the Brewers’ two-time MVP, uh oh!
I shot the manager
Said the Brewers’ two-time MVP
Yeah, we were out in the desert
Tryin’ to bag a couple birds
I had a quail, it was well in my sights
But then Dale got in front of me
And I couldn’t stop my squeeze
And I say “Holy crap, he’s gonna get Cheney’d…”
RY: I shot the manager (poor Dale!)
Dale Sveum: Robin, why the hell did you shoot me?
RY: I know, I shot the manager…
DS: Did you want
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