Bill mentioned Wally Backman yesterday. Backman was on my long list previously posted. I also posted a brief follow-up comment to Bill explaining Backman’s somewhat dubious past – although from purely a baseball standpoint I think he’s easily qualified.
But it got me thinking – this is going to be THE hot topic for the next 6-8 weeks.
Here’s my prediction:
Rox finish season, 2 weeks pass, Rox and WW have a lovey dovey press conference saying they’ve mutually decided to part ways (what a joke – there’s nothing mutual to it in an expiring contract situation). Then…..speculation begins for the next Manager.
I vote that we park our speculation/thoughts on this thread. I’ll revisit my past posts and recycle my long list in the near future. I’ll place those names here. In the meantime, I’m going to throw a “new” name into the mix: