Only a day after being dismissed as the Phillies’ manager, Charlie Manuel followed through with a previous commitment: an autograph signing for the fans.
It did not have to end this way.
It should not have ended this way.
The Phillies were expected to contend in the NL East when the 2013 season began. However, the team has completely fallen apart since the All-Star break.
More than 30 years ago Ryne Sandberg made his debut with the Phillies as a shortstop.