The Wilpons and general manager Sandy Alderson value Collins as a loyal lieutenant who has put his ego aside and walked the organizational line without creating waves.”
Wally Backman is deciding whether to accept Triple A managing gig or to consider two offers from MLB cluns to join their respective coaching staffs.
The pressure is always there for any young player. He has to prove himself, no matter what. But when the injury bug continues to attack, making it to the majors gets tougher.
From head – his cranium bursting with myriad bunt, steal, and hit-and run strategies – to foot, with a pack of cigarettes and a lighter tucked into his left baseball sock, Wally Backman is a 69-inch, barrel-chested, tightly wrapped bundle of wired energy.
The 2010 NY-Penn League season will kick off like many of the previous ones, but with a twist. On Friday June 18, 2010 at 7:00pm[…]
After years of exile, former Met named skipper of the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones There have been few things in Wally Backman’s life that have come[…]