The W
Views: 97752012
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.7.07 1352
The 7 - Baseball - Dodgers hire Grady Little
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(200 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (5 total)
It's False
Scrapple
Level: 137

Posts: 1435/5995
EXP: 30862891
For next: 10042

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 11 hours
Last activity: 1 hour
#1 Posted on 6.12.05 1848.54
Reposted on: 6.12.12 1849.30
FINALLY the search is over:

ESPN.com - MLB - Dodgers hire ex-Red Sox manager Grady Little

All things considered, I think he was the best choice the Dodgers could have made. The Dodgers need someone with Little's experience and he really only has one black eye on his record and that was leaving Pedro Martinez in for too long in game 7 of the ALCS. But considering the Dodgers currently don't have anything close to what it takes to make it that far, I don't think they'll have to worry about a mistake of that magnitude.

Now let's go find some free agents!
Promote this thread!
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 4956/7534
EXP: 43314139
For next: 987623

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 392 days
Last activity: 392 days
#2 Posted on 6.12.05 1929.11
Reposted on: 6.12.12 1929.33
I never thought highly of Little as a manager prior to 5 outs to go on that awful October night. However, he did win over 90 games in both of his seasons as a major league manager, so he does have a better resume than other recycled managers.
StaggerLee
Scrapple
Level: 139

Posts: 2839/6220
EXP: 32227010
For next: 240517

Since: 3.10.02
From: Right side of the tracks

Since last post: 2 hours
Last activity: 2 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#3 Posted on 7.12.05 1019.31
Reposted on: 7.12.12 1020.33
    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    I never thought highly of Little as a manager prior to 5 outs to go on that awful October night. However, he did win over 90 games in both of his seasons as a major league manager, so he does have a better resume than other recycled managers.


As a Yankee fan, I have no ill will towards Grady Little.

Plus, he was the baseball advisor on Bull Durham, best baseball chick flick ever.

BUT, let's see how well he does with the limited talent he has in LA.
thecubsfan
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 129

Posts: 1521/5106
EXP: 24780427
For next: 269294

Since: 10.12.01
From: Aurora, IL

Since last post: 13 min.
Last activity: 12 min.
#4 Posted on 7.12.05 1407.59
Reposted on: 7.12.12 1408.00
quote from the new LA Dodgers' GM, at his initial press confrence, about who he was looking for in a manager:


    We are looking for a great leader, somebody who has won -- who has won the last game of the season


uh huh. Nailed that one.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 4958/7534
EXP: 43314139
For next: 987623

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 392 days
Last activity: 392 days
#5 Posted on 7.12.05 1829.25
Reposted on: 7.12.12 1829.56
    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    quote from the new LA Dodgers' GM, at his initial press confrence, about who he was looking for in a manager:


      We are looking for a great leader, somebody who has won -- who has won the last game of the season


    uh huh. Nailed that one.






He won the last game of the season in 2002. Of course, the Red Sox missed the playoffs by 3 games that season, but he's technically correct.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Jays at it again!
Next thread: Tribe lands Byrd
Previous thread: Son of Mets-Marlins Trade
(200 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Furcal signs with Dodgers - Robin Ventura retires - Milton Bradley. Wow. - More...
The 7 - Baseball - Dodgers hire Grady LittleRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.191 seconds.