Originally posted on NBC Chicago  |  Last updated 11/18/11
The ivy will still be there, but Cubs' new skipper Dale Sveum is looking to bring an attitude change to the friendly confines. "This organization has got to change how this game is played on a daily basis. It needs to be played like it’s the 7th game of the World Series every day," he said from Wrigley Field. The former Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach faced the media Friday, a day after he was hired as the Cubs' new manager and the 52nd in the history of the organization. He said he's going to bring change to the organization that's mired in a 103-year championship drought. "It starts with changing the culture," Sveum said. "Getting guys to be accountable and to understand this isn't okay, losing isn't okay, running a ball out isn't okay." Sveum, who turns 48 next Wednesday, has little experience as a manager, other than an interim stint for the Brewers late in 2008 after Ned Yost was fired. "I have 16 games under my belt as a manager, but being in the game for 30 years you've expe...
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