Beasley Reece On Sandberg’s Resignation: ‘This Is A Manager Killer Roster’

CBS Philly

By Chris Stigall

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — CBS 3 Sports Director Beasley Reece said he was not surprised by Phillies’ Manager Ryne Sandberg’s resignation on Friday and holds the players responsible for his untimely demise.

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Reece told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that while Sandberg had his faults, the team was an albatross he could not overcome.

“He tried to do some things. Maybe he’s not cut out to be a manager. It’s hard for Hall-of-Famer’s to coach other people because there’s some genetic, natural gift that goes with a Hall-of-Fame career. I think this is a locker room and a bunch of players that just…killed two managers. This is a manager killer roster.”

He pointed to their actions immediately following Sandberg’s announcement as evidence they’re not invested in the success of the organization.

“I was there in the dugout. Guys [were] coming in and…

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