Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
April 7, 2004
BASEBALL: Bye, George

George Bamberger has died.


Bamberger's tenure as Mets manager wasn't the high point of his career, but he seemed like a decent guy who just didn't have the horses, much like Joe Torre before him. I'll always remember him more as the manager of the Brewers in the years when they gave full time jobs to, among others, Gorman Thomas, reclamation project Mike Caldwell, platoon players Cecil Cooper and Ben Oglivie, and raw rookie Paul Molitor, and wound up with an overnight contender.

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So that's where that yearbook went...

Posted by: The Mad Hibernian at April 8, 2004 10:12 AM
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