• Earl Weaver

    Posted by on January 19th, 2013 · Comments (4)

    Sad news.

    Rough around the edges; but, a brilliant baseball manager.  One of the best ever.

     

    Comments on Earl Weaver

    1. Raf
      January 19th, 2013 | 12:43 pm

      Man. Funny little guy too. Probably chasing Ron Luciano around now :D

    2. Corey
      January 19th, 2013 | 12:48 pm

      Sad news indeed. I enjoyed Singleton’s stories about Weaver during telecasts.

    3. Evan3457
      January 20th, 2013 | 1:51 am

      A great, great, great manager.

    4. 77yankees
      January 20th, 2013 | 3:30 pm

      In those early days of free agency, the Orioles were hit real hard at times, but Earl always seemed to have them in the mix.

      My favorite Weaver story is the one Jim Palmer tells when Earl called a clubhouse meeting after they lost five in a row and reamed out a silent room for 10 minutes before stating that there were two things in Earl’s own playing career he never did: leave a man on 3rd with less than two out, and he never made the last out of a game.

      At that point, Palmer piped up from the back and said, “Yeah, that’s because they always pinch hit for you!!!” The room cracked up, even Earl sprout a grin, and the Orioles went on to win that night to end the losing streak.

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