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The Best Manager in Astros History

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Bob Barker 007, Nov 2, 2017.

  1. Bob Barker 007

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    I had a perfectly good aj hinch appreciation thread :(

    It didnt antagonize other posters and had positive vibes. Cmon now lol.

    @Tomstro is as happy as anyone that we won!
     
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    I sure plenty of other managers could have led this team to a WS, talent is what really wins in baseball. But we don't have to wonder if Hinch "could" have done it, he did it.

    Rudy T finally has some company.
     
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  4. Tomstro

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    I am exhausted
     
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    I have felt he was an idiot at times. Surely we all have. However, he turned out to be a very Rudy T-like coach—Players liked him, he kept his cool at virtually all times, paid attention to the numbers but went with his gut when he had a good feeling. Naturally, he'll be fired two years from now.
     
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    I personally liked Larry Dierker before AJ Hinch came along. Both knew the game of baseball, and were great in the clubhouse.
     
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    Carlos Delgado would have swept the dodgers. FIRE HINCH.
     
  8. Plowman

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    Bill Virdon or Larry Dierker
     
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    No love for Phil Garner?

    Dierker was great, too.

    Those teams just had a different feel. The young guys just have a different vibe to them.
     
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    Getting your team over the finish line in multiple long series in the same postseason? That's the stuff of legends.
     
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    Interesting read today on yahoo sports. The Astros management pays for his first two ejections from a game in the year. Something about if it's needed to lift the spirits of the team it's warranted and paid for.
     
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    Yeah pretty obvious those threads are for people that are traded, cut, fired, etc. (No longer on the team).
     
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    What about Phil Garner???
     
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    Stupid Hinch. He never put Sipp in the outfield.
     
  15. Tomstro

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    AJ Hinch is better than Bob Lillis was. Never thought I'd say that.
     
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