Found August 16, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
In light of Ryne Sandberg or “Ryan Sandburg” as some Chicago Cubs “fans” refer to him, getting the gig managing the Philadelphia Phillies for the rest of the year, I felt the need to re-publish this photo from a few years ago. It’s from when Ryno came to Wrigley Field to manage the Low A Peoria Chiefs in the “Road to Wrigley.” He left a note for then Cubs manager Lou Piniella. “Piniella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh.” And here’s some pictures of Ryne Sandberg on the field that day. I wonder if “Ryan Sandburg” people think the Orland Park high school is named after him, and not Carl Sandburg Congrats to Ryne Sandberg for becoming a major league manager today. It’s not with the Cubs, but it’s still something. Paul M. Banks is the owner of The Sports, an affiliate of Fox Sports. An analyst for 95.7 The Fan, he also writes on Chicago sports media for Chicago Now. President Obama follows him on Twitter (@paulmbanks) The post Ryne Sandberg note to Lou Piniella (photo) appeared fi

Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg to manage the Philadelphia Phillies

Ryne Sandberg is finally getting his chance to be a big league manager. Not with the Chicago Cubs like he originally hoped, the team with which he had a legendary career as a player, but the Philadelphia Phillies. You might recall the Phillies were the team Ryne Sandberg broke into the Majors with. In one of the best trades in Cubs history, Sandberg was traded for Ivan DeJesus. For...

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Total Support for Sandberg

As mad as I am at Ruben Amaro Jr.'s mess he's made of my Phillies, I must say, the new Manager is the perfect hire. Ryne Sandberg has been my choice to be the next Manager of the Phillies for several years. I watched him in Lehigh Valley, and watched...

Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

Charlie Manuel was fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, with his team way out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break. Manuel was replaced by Hall of Famer and former Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg, the Phillies' third-base coach. Sandberg managed the Phillies' Triple-A team at Lehigh Valley the previous two seasons. The team...

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  The future of the Philadelphia Phillies was made a little clearer this afternoon, after firing manager, Charlie Manuel after 8-plus years. Just days after having won game 1,000, the Phillies held a press conference to announce that they had to relieve the beloved manager of his duties as manager […]The post Charlie Manuel Out – Ryne Sandberg In appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Phillies Charlie Manuel Out As Manager, Ryne Sandberg In

The Philadelphia Phillies has been removed as manger and  has been replaced by Ryne Sandberg on an interim basis, the team announced Friday. The team informed Manuel that it would not renew his contract and a decision was made to part ways now rather than finish the season. Manuel made it clear that he didn’t resign. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. himself made it clear that...

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Dodgers beat Phillies for ninth straight win

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Charlie Manuel out with Philadelphia Phillies

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Manuel out as Phillies manager

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