• Phillies fire manager Charlie Manuel, name Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as his replacement

    Summary of 21 articles · Updated Aug 18, 2013
    Charlie Manuel is out as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, and has been replaced by Ryne Sandberg on an interim basis, the team announced Friday. Ryne Sandberg was one of baseball's elite players. The Phillies announced Friday that Sandberg had been named interim manager following Charlie Manuel's dismissal after eight-plus seasons. So what's next for Charlie Manuel? In 12 seasons as a manager with the Phillies and Cleveland Indians, Manuel has a record of 1 A week after rookie quarterback EJ Manuel p...
    • Inside the Phillies: What it was like to cover Manuel

      The door was open to Charlie Manuel's office, and the manager was fidgety. The summers blend together now because there were many. But this was three years ago, on a weekday morning at Wrigley Field, during happier days for a man who dedicated his life …
    • Manuel pays for Amaro's mistakes

      When it was time for Ruben Amaro Jr. to announce that manager Charlie Manuel had been fired by the Phillies, the general manager became emotional as he delivered the official goodbye.
      Source: philly.com
    • Organization, not Manuel, is the reason the Phillies were a bad team

      Charlie Manuel didn't cause the Phillies to plummet so quickly; it was decisions by Ruben Amaro and the rest of the front office.
      Source: philly.com
    • Manuel shines, Brady back from injury, more

      EJ Manuel may have locked up the Bills' QB job, while Tom Brady quieted questions about his knee.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Manuel, defense shine to help Bills get by Vikings

      Manuel, defense shine to help Bills get by Vikings
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • N.F.L. Roundup: 11 Straight Completions Calm Fears About Brady

      Tom Brady, the New England star quarterback, put to rest worries about his knee in a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Sandberg conflicted, but eager for opportunity

      Ryne Sandberg finally has his shot. The Phillies announced Friday that Sandberg had been named interim manager following Charlie Manuel's dismissal after eight-plus seasons. Sandberg will have 42 games to prove himself a worthy replacement for Manuel
      Source: MLB.com
    • No celebration for you, Charlie Manuel! Phillies planned to honor manager Friday, fired him instead

      Charlie Manuel was fired Friday by the Philadelphia Phillies after nine seasons, 780 wins, five division titles and one World Series win. He's actually won 1,000 games total as a manager, a nice round number that was supposed to be honored on the field …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Offseason decisions looming for Amaro, Phillies

      This is a time for evaluation. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on a couch in the manager's office inside the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday at Turner Field and discussed some of the assessments and discussions that are taking place these day…
      Source: MLB.com
  • Charlie Manuel leaves Citizens Bank Park — Wawa bag in hand

    In what might be the most depressing photos we’ll see all season, former Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was spotted leaving Ciitzens Bank Park with a plastic bag from Wawa — presumably containing a lunch or dinner he was unable to enjoy — …
    Source: yahoo.com
  • Hall playing career no guarantee of managerial success

    Ryne Sandberg, who was named as the Phillies' interim skipper on Friday, is the 59th Hall of Fame player to manage a big league club. He's hoping to become just the 23rd of that group to post a winning record.
    Source: MLB.com

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