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Tuesday, June 12, 2001

Miami Herald: Miceli no match for Earl Weaver

My favorite manager of all time weighs in on the Miceli/Boles situation.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 12, 2001 at 01:12 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Cris E Posted: June 12, 2001 at 03:06 PM (#69258)
``I saw what Miceli said about not respecting his manager because [John] Boles never played in the big leagues,'' Weaver says. ``You tell Miceli for me that the closest I ever got to playing in the big leagues was wearing a major-league uniform in spring training in 1952. And I can manage the next two years starting right now and not win a single ballgame, and I'd still be over .500 for my career.''

You gotta love a guy like this. It's great when someone who a drip like Miceli might listen to starts a sentence with "You tell Miceli ..."

Anyway, the other Earl quote I always liked was "Ya get them big c*s* who can hit the ball out of the f* ballpark and ya can't make any g*d* mistakes." (Sorry to young children who may be reading.)

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