Originally Posted by ChicagoG19
I really don't understand the Robin hate. He almost won the division his first year and had a bad second year. There have been plenty of marquee managers that do well in one city and are dismal in other cities. Most of the time, it's the players rather than the managers.
Bingo. This isn't said nearly often enough on fan message boards.
"I have the ultimate respect for White Sox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Red Sox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country." Jim Caple, ESPN (January 12, 2011)
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