Cubs In Haiku: Sandberg To Succeed Piniella


The Iowa Cubs
Just got a new manager
His name is Ryno

Number Twenty-Three
One step closer to Wrigley
After Lou retires

The Cubs announced Monday  that Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg has been promoted from managing the Double-A Tennesee Smokies to the same job with the Triple-A Iowa Cubs.   It's obvious now that whenever Piniella retires - be it after the 2010 season or a year or two later - the next manager of the Chicago Cubs will be the greatest second baseman ever to wear Cubby Blue.

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    Hendry's fly awaits a fish/
    nary a ripple

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