Saw the first episode of Showtime’s The Franchise last night. Not much to say, really. The focus was Ozzie Guillen (who was suspended early on for his remarks about Fidel Castro), closer Heath Bell’s woes, and the team’s overall ups and downs over the first three months of the season. (Warning: the program contains lots […]
Baseball Reflections posted this review of Ozzie’s School of Management: Lessons from the Dugout, the Clubhouse, and the Doghouse.
These programs are supposed to take you “deep inside” the organization’s but I watched the Giants version last year. Meh. Kudos to the team for giving such access. The Guillen suspension for his Castro remarks are already there. HBO couldn’t have known ahead of time how that drama would play out. (Although the cynic in […]
to Ozzie Guillen, who turns 47 today. I know. I found it surprising that there are two books by/about him: The Wit And Wisdom of Ozzie Guillen and A Passion for the Game: Ozzie Guillen’s Insights, Outbursts, Kudos, and Comebacks.
Mariotti, an “the opinionated and polarizing sports columnist” who frequently made White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen the target of his antipathy, has resigned from the Sun-Times. In a city with a strong sports journalism tradition, Mariotti was regarded as one of the leading columnists and certainly the most provocative. With a style that relied on […]