They’ll put odds on anything from The Oscars to “Survivor” to the Super Bowl coin toss to who will be the next Tigers manager.
“There’s a lot of guys that could manage this team, but are they really the right guy for this team? There’s a difference.”
The anniversary of the Nolan Ryan- Robin Ventura brawl begs the question: Who wouldn’t you mess with?
No, this isn’t because Gene Lamont sent home Prince Fielder in Game 2 of the World Series.
Sometimes sports belies logic. Sure, Gene Lamont made a mistake in the World Series, but Tiger fans are actually happy that the third base coach was moved to the bench.
Tigers fans are left to wonder what this series might have looked like if a game turning, crucial play in the 2nd inning of game two never happened.
“The difficult part is nobody wants to talk to you unless you f*** up, you know? F*** those guys in Detroit I see every day and haven’t said ‘Hello’ to me all f****** year,” Tigers’ third base coach Gene Lamont said.
It’s the nature of the business of being a third base coach.
Valentine has also met with Red Sox ownership, Cherington said; Lamont is scheduled to meet with the owners this week.
It’s not as if Gene Lamont suddenly decided he wanted to manage again.