By Bill Campbell Charlie Manuel When Charlie Manuel began his career in Philadelphia which resulted in him tallying up 1,000 wins, he was not the most popular guy in town. However, as he moved […]
Chris reviews his Saturday night at the Phillies game, the Republicans record on civil rights and President Obama’s visit to Scranton on Friday. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen.
Getting fired was the best thing to ever happen to Charlie Manuel in Philadelphia. Imagine he plays out the season, and the Phillies continue to play as poorly as they had. Charlie leaves, everyone is miserable, the season sort of fades away into nothingness.
Charlie Manuel took some time to say goodbye. He had so many people to thank, it took him two hours.
Chris discusses the visit to North Philly by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, underemployment in the city, and wild turkey’s on the loose in Delran. He also talks to Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity and Elizabeth Stelle from the Commonwealth Foundation.
Roy Halladay made his second rehab start on Tuesday night, but it wasn’t his play that was the big story. Halladay offered his opinion on the Phillies managerial change, and his reaction may surprise you.
Angelo Cataldi is on vacation from the WIP Morning Show this week, but still made sure to weigh in with his opinion about former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel.
Chris discusses Chris Christie’s decision to ban conversion therapy in New Jersey, Ed Schultz return to MSNBC and the fight over gay marriage in Montgomery County. He also talks to Senator Pat Toomey and Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery.
On Friday, Charlie Manuel was unexpectedly fired as Phillies manager in controversial fashion. After nine years in Philadelphia, including a World Series parade down Broad Street in 2008, it was sad to see Manuel go.
Chris reacts to the managerial change made on Friday by the Phillies and takes calls with Charlie Manuel. He also covers the funding battle for Philadelphia schools and Governor Chris Christie’s role in the New Jersey Senate campaign. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Charlie Manuel loves baseball, loves Philadelphia, and even though he was relieved of his duty as manager of the Phillies last week, still loves the team.
The day after he was dismissed by the Phillies, Charlie Manuel was greeting fans and signing autographs at the Granite Run Mall.
If character was measured in wins and losses, Charlie Manuel would be in that Hall of Fame too.
Please leave your best Charlie Manuel stories and best wishes in the comment section below, as well say farewell to one of our favorites.
For many fans, with the team’s struggles this season and last, it seemed inevitable that Charlie’s time was running out.