There’s a mutual respect between White Sox manager Robin Ventura and Jim Leyland, who stepped down as the Detroit Tigers’ skipper on Monday.
Carlos Pena remembered a saying free-spirit manager Joe Maddon put up for the Tampa Bay Rays on a big board in the locker room: “Fortune favors the bold.”
Moises Alou will never escape that moment. The images will live forever, Alou smacking his glove, screaming and glaring back at the fan wearing a Cubs hat, turtleneck and headphones.
Ten years later it’s not the two dramatic games but rather the stark contrast in the atmosphere that most strikes Ozzie Guillen.