Found October 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Being fired from his job is a new experience for former Chicago Cubs first base coach Dave McKay. He along with manager Dale Sveum and the rest of the Cubs coaches were let go on Monday though McKay does have a chance at returning when the Cubs hire a new manager. “It was a surprise” McKay said by phone on Thursday afternoon. “I won’t say it wasn’t a surprise. For Dale I was pretty much crushed. Rather me then him. I liked the effort Dale put in.” McKay is highly regarded as an outfield coach and helped turn former Cub Alfonso Soriano into a better defender since McKay’s arrival from the St. Louis Cardinals before the 2012 season. His firing isn’t something he’s used to having been a part of the Oakland Athletics from 1984 to 1995 and the Cardinals from 1996 to 2011. “Different than anything I’ve been a part of because I had been with Tony LaRussa for 27 years” McKay said. “I was really fortunate and blessed to be working for a guy that every year you weren’t wondering if y
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