Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/22/14
It looked like a match made in heaven a year ago when Ozzie Guillen took over as the manager for the Miami Marlins. He was a coach with the team when they last won a World Series, and him also being part of the Latino community only made it seem more natural to be the skipper with a suddenly high-priced team moving into a new stadium. But then it all fell apart. The Marlins struggled to being the season, and then Guillen made comments supporting Fidel Castro, which managed to put the Cuban community into an uproar. Not exactly a great way to get things going when your place of employment is right in the middle of Lil Havana in Miami, FL. Guillen didn’t last beyond one season. The team began tearing down its roster before the year was even over, and Guillen was too much for Jeffrey Loria to keep around. They butted heads, and Guillen’s contract wasn’t worth paying. Now without work for the first time in over a decade, Guillen is ready to manage again, as told by Michael C Wright of ESPN Chicago: “I’m a free agent.” “I’d like to be back in the game. I’m [...]
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