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texasdave
11-01-2011, 10:52 AM
Reds had this guy once. Did a decent job in both of his interim stints as a manager. Somehow we ended up with Dusty Baker instead. Reds Managerial Hiring Fail.

I hope he gets the Red Sox gig.


Pete Mackanin thinks he might be able to provide it.
"I feel like I have leadership qualities and I feel like I can help this franchise get back to where it once was," he told reporters on Monday night after interviewing to be the Red Sox manager to rebuild from the worst September collapse in baseball history. "Not that it was ever gone from anything, but I guess there was a little hiccup here last year. We're going to put it behind us and move on."

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/baseball/mlb/10/31/boston.red.sox.pete.mackanin.ap/index.html#ixzz1cSfUOY2u

brad1176
11-01-2011, 10:58 AM
Pete did do a nice job, not sure why we let him go.

Hubba
11-01-2011, 04:35 PM
Pete did do a nice job, not sure why we let him go.

Two words Dumb GM.
:beerme:

brm7675
11-01-2011, 04:48 PM
Pete did do a nice job, not sure why we let him go.

Owner wanted a "name" manager?

EMAW
11-07-2011, 07:19 PM
If he was such a terrific managerial prospect why has he been a bench coach forever?