Originally Posted by Mr. Jinx
This I agree with. He got saddled with a poor team, but I also think he really isn't into it. It wouldn't surprise me once Robin's time with the team is over if he just fades off into retirement and never coaches again.
I agree. That fact that he was actually hired for the job was such a shock. More like the team approached him instead of him expressing interest.
Over the years, I never ever got the impression that Ventura wanted to coach or manage. I think the SOX just needed a good, fan-favorite and cheap manager to run things while they try to rebuild and move past the Ozzie era.