Charlie Manuel Turned Down Multiple Coaching Opportunities To Work With Phillies' Young

Charlie Manuel at this weekend's Philadelphia Sports Writers Dinner. Photo courtesy Fr. Ed Casey Earlier this offseason, we learned that the Baltimore Orioles were interested in former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel to serve as their hitting coach. Manuel declined the offer, as did former Phillies Raul Ibañez and Jim Thome,...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Manuel Declines Offer to be Orioles Hitting Coach

He apparently gave it some thought, but decided against returning to the majors. According to a tweet from Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, Charlie Manuel declined the Baltimore Orioles offer to be their hitting coach. Manuel, who turns 71 in January, was let go by the Phillies on August 16, 2013, making way for current manager Ryne Sandberg. He always mentioned wanting to stay...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel Declines to be Next Orioles Hitting Coach, Remains With Phillies Organization.

(Photo: Matt Rappa) There has been recent speculation that former Phillies manager, Charlie Manuel, would become the next hitting coach for the Baltimore Orioles. However, news tweeted by Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun Wednesday evening put an end to the rumor. Charlie Manuel has declined the Orioles offer to...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles still want Charlie Manuel to be their hitting coach

The last time Charlie Manuel was in a baseball dugout was July 2012. Then, the Philadelphia Phillies fired him and made Ryne Sandberg the new manager. Manuel, then rejoined the Phillies as a senior adviser to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Even though, Manuel has not been in the dugout for a while now, he is still getting offers from teams such as the Baltimore Orioles. In November...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Are Still Reportedly Targeting Charlie Manuel For Hitting Coach

The Baltimore Orioles continue their search for a hitting coach to replace the departed Jim Presley, who was reassigned within the Baltimore Orioles organization. It is not the first time, but former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is linked to the job once again. According to Roch Kubakto of MASN, Manuel...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Had Interest In Charlie Manuel, Jim Thome, Raul Ibañez For Hitting Coach

#147344541 / The Baltimore Orioles reassigned hitting coach Jim Presley within their organization and are in search of a new hitting coach. Some former Phillies have surfaced as potential candidates. However, it appears that the heavy time commitment was not appealing to them. Jim Connolly of the Baltimore Orioles...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: November 1, 1999

Cleveland Indians hitting coach Charlie Manuel is announced as the club’s new manager, replacing Mike Hargrove, who was let go after leading the club for parts of nine seasons. Hargrove posted a 721-591 record during his Indians tenure, leading the team to five consecutive division titles and postseason berths and two American League pennants. The 97-65 Indians team was eliminated...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel To Host Hitting Clinic, Will Be Joined By Jim Thome, Tom Gordon, Others

On MLB Network Radio last week, Padres Manager Bud Black made an appearance on "Inside Pitch" as he often does. One of the questions asked by hosts Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette had to do with his approach as a pitcher and what type of adjustments he made. A pitcher...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Gillick Declare Ruben Amaro Jr.'s and Ryne Sandberg's Jobs Safe; Promises Change

#119767737 / Pat Gillick is a Hall of Famer. Phillies fans know first hand just how Gillick's keen insights into constructing a team make all the difference in the world. When Gillick took the helm of the Phillies back in 2006, he surprised many and kept Charlie Manuel as...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel Is Next To Do ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Calls On TV Broadcasters

Beloved former Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel is the next to get in on the ice bucket challenge. Charlie passed it on to the Phillies broadcast team: I took #ALSIceBucketChallenge & call out @mstairs12 @jmo50Moyer @JSalisburyCSN @TMacPhils to ice & sign checkto Phillies Charities fight ALS — Charlie Manuel (@CMBaseball41) August...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Halladay Does Ice Bucket Challenge, Defends Amaro on Twitter

Roy Halladay is quite the man. This past weekend, he was in town to help induct Charlie Manuel into/onto the Phillies Wall of Fame. He also took the time to actually go to the Zoo with “Zoo with Roy.” Today, he’s busy raising money for ALS by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a new fad making its way around social media circles. With that, he challenged Phillies GM Ruben...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tara Reid Bikini Action, Connor Cook’s Sister & A Horse Named ‘Charlie Manuel’

  On the eve of the debut of the SEC Network you get… Red Sox at Reds day baseball and WNBA action. Or,...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Time to Turn the Page on 2008, but Since They Won't....

Picture by Richard Wilkins Jr. I was happy to be there for Charlie Manuel's induction to the Phillies Wall-of-Fame on Saturday night. I generally hold Charlie in high regard for his tenure as manager. Obviously 2008 was awesome. But can we break that team up already?? Call me ungrateful if...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Look To Salvage Series After Tough Loss

Following another tough extra inning loss that went late into the night, the Phillies look to get back on track this afternoon against the Mets. Kyle Kendrick gets the ball in this conclusion to allumni weekend that has brought back many Phillies greats and added Charlie Manuel to the Wall...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Manuel Labor

The Phillies inducted the 36th member to their Wall of Fame tonight. The inductee was none other than one Charles Fuqua Manuel. Charlie Manuel led the Phillies to their second ever World Series championship in 2008, and won five straight division titles. He is the Phillies all-time leader in managerial wins, and rightfully took his […]
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 116: Mets at Phillies

New York Mets (55-61) at Philadelphia Phillies (52-64) Starting Pitchers: NYM: Dillon Gee (4-4, 3.73) vs. PHI: Cole Hamels (6-6, 2.42) Time: 7:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: 82, Partly Cloudy Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: The Phillies couldn’t pull off the miracle comeback in yesterday’s 5-4 loss to the Mets.  Cole Hamels is on the mound tonight...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel Enters the Wall of Fame; Cole Hamels Looks to Further Streak

Photo: Philliedelphia/Andrew Gillen Last night, it was Roy Halladay being honored in front of the same crowd he once pitched in front of in the playoffs. Tonight, it will be the man who led the 2008 team to a World Championship, Charlie Manuel, who will get the standing ovation. Manuel...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Sizing Up Sandberg: Strong Series for Skipper

While the Phillies are in the portion of a losing season known as “playing out the string,” there are still plenty of little things to examine to size up Sandberg. It is a reminder this weekend, with Charlie Manuel being inducted into the Wall of Fame, that Sandberg of course...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

IBI on Site 1.14: Celebrating Thome

Here is episode number 14 this season of "IBI on Site", a new exciting project here at the IBI. In this week's show, we head to Cleveland where host Hayden Grove talks to IBI Indians beat writer Jim Berdysz about the team and also provides a firsthand look at the unveiling of the Jim Thome statue along with comments from Mark Shapiro, Mike Hargrove, Charlie Manuel and Jim Thome himself...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV – Trade Deadline Special

On this special Trade Deadline edition of Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey discuss why the Phillies ended up making zero moves. They breakdown trades around the league and analyze how they led to the Phillies standing pat. They also discuss the prospects for making trades after the deadline and explain how the waiver process works. Matt Stairs (of all people) gives us a lesson on...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sizing Up Sandberg: Ryno benches Big Piece

My measuring stick for Ryne Sandberg this season is Charlie Manuel in his last two seasons in Philadelphia. Manuel apparently needed to be fired so urgently the team sent him packing on the day it was scheduled to hire him, sending the message they need to get Sandberg at the...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 11, 2002

The Indians fire their manager, Charlie Manuel, and name third base coach Joel Skinner as the interim skipper. After issuing an ultimatum to the front office about his status, the 58-year old is released after piloting Cleveland to a 39-47 record, 9 1/2 games behind first-place Twins in the AL Central.
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Angel Hernandez Altercation in Battle of The Bay Tuesday Highlights Need For Umpire Discipline

One of the stories in Tuesday night’s game in Oakland was the inconsistency of Angel Hernandez’s strike zone, which was also mixed in with a questionable balk call that led to the ejection of Jean Machi. For years, major league umpires have had the mindset that they can get away with anything, because they’re the authority figure on the field.  Over the past several years...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eli Manning Eating Mexican, Charlie Manuel At Wawa & Jim Thome Looking Jacked

  So everyone is still pissed off over a KLM tweet yesterday after the Dutch beat Mexico in the World Cup that was…
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg has a lot to learn about player management

If there is one thing over anything else that made Charlie Manuel the winningest manager in Phillies history, it was that he knew how to manage people. He knew which players needed to be coddled, which need a swift kick in the $#@, and which need the manager to just stay away. Whatever the method, it worked for Charlie Manuel. Ryne Sandberg does not seem to have that touch quite yet...
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June 29, 2014  |  1 Comment
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