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Manny Being Manny
Posted By Alex Belth On June 30, 2008 @ 9:50 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled
Before there was Manny being Manny, there was Rickey being Rickey. At least according to a New York Times piece from the late 1980s I read about Henderson not too long ago. Manny being Manny is cute so long as he hits like a Hall of Famer. Sammy Sosa was chased out of Chicago the moment his skills declined. While I don’t think the same holds true for Ramirez in Boston–hey, two championship rings buy a lot of rope–have you noticed that Manny being Manny has become a catch-phrase to take Ramirez off-the-hook whenever he acts like a putz ? Chacon got released. Manny apologies. Chacon is washed-up, Manny still rakes. Manny being Manny. Sort of like Shaq being Shaq .
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 he acts like a putz: http://www.beloblog.com/ProJo_Blogs/SoxBlog/archives/2008/06/ramirez_apologi.html
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