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The Work of Anticipation

In Minnesnowta, it maybe hasn’t felt like baseball season, but baseball season is in full swing anyway. (Pun intended.) I’ll admit: I’m a bit of a fair weather fan with the Twins. I think the ridiculously long season gets to me. (I’ve heard it’s long for the players too, and they get paid for it. So I don’t feel too bad…)

I’ve heard quite a few people over the years ask what the role of the manager is in baseball.

What does the manager actually do?

They just eat seeds and throw periodical temper tantrums. How hard can that be!?!

So it turns out that being a manager is a bit more complex than that

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