Posts tagged "MLB"

White Sox Find Manager Replacement in Own Back Yard

White Sox Find Manager Replacement in Own Back Yard
October 11, 2011   “It’s ok to reserve judgment and let things happen. Ventura’s smart and will be all class,” said reporter David A. Haugh of the Chicago Tribune commenting on the White Sox hiring Robin Ventura as the team’s next manager. Also, Reggie Waller former San Diego Padres Assistant General Manager, was quick to... Read more »

Owner Fan or Owner Winner?

August 26, 2011 In the 1980’s baseball entered a new age—it became big business. Entrepreneurs like Phil Wrigley one at a time were being replaced by corporate entities like the Tribune Company, which owned not only the Cubs but television station WGN and the Chicago Tribune. Similarly, teams like the Angels, once owned by Gene... Read more »