Dusty Baker Goes Bull Durham, Cincinnati Reds Respond

Posted: 18th May 2010 by Craig Simpson in MLB
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Remember that scene in the movie Bull Durham when Crash Davis (aka Kevin Costner) tells the manager what he should do to get his team to respond? Funny, you see those kinds of tricks work in the movies. But believe it or not, the Cincinnati Reds manager may have hit a home run of his own with such a tantrum back in April.

If you don't remember from the movie, Crash Davis tells the manager to remember that the guys are just a bunch of kids, and that you have to scare them to get them to listen. The manager then goes ballistic, throws baseball bats all over the clubhouse, and rips the team for lollygagging , not being committed, and playing like horse pooh. Magically, the team responds, and they live happily ever after.

ANYWAY, back to reality. On April 24 , after the Reds ...

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