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  • June 24, 2009 - USA Today
    Sandberg: Sosa doesn't deserve Hall of Fame: Former Chicago Cubs star Ryne Sandberg says Sammy Sosa doesn't belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame.


  • June 24, 2009 - Arizona Republic
    Sandberg: Sosa doesn't deserve Hall of Fame: Former Chicago Cubs star Ryne Sandberg says Sammy Sosa doesn't belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • June 24, 2009 - Seattle Times
    NL | Ryne Sandberg says Sammy Sosa not fit for Hall of Fame: Former Cubs star Ryne Sandberg doesn't believe slugger Sammy Sosa should be voted into the Hall of Fame.
  • June 24, 2009 - Seattle Times
    Sandberg: Sosa doesn't deserve Hall of Fame: Former Chicago Cubs star Ryne Sandberg says Sammy Sosa doesn't belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • February 11, 2009 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Phillies prospect Donald has Hall of Famers in his corner: CLEARWATER, Fla. - For a 24-year-old who isn't considered by most scouting publications to be one of the game's elite prospects, there are worse references to have than Ryne Sandberg and Tony Gwynn.
  • January 23, 2009 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Former MVP Jeff Kent set to retire today: Former National League MVP Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball today at Dodger Stadium.Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.
  • January 23, 2009 - Yahoo!
    Dodgers 2B Kent announces retirement (AP):

    <a href=Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Jeff Kent embraces his children, including his son Colton, right, as general manager Ned Colletti, left, and teammate Jose Vizcaino applaud after Kent announced his retirement from baseball during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Kent, 40, spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg. " align="left" border="0">

    Jeff Kent always kept his emotions bottled up during his outstanding, 17-year major league career. He couldn't put a cork on them Thursday, when he tearfully announced his retirement. His watery, red-rimmed eyes and frequent pauses to collect himself were in stark contrast to the gruff public demeanor Kent maintained for years, which led to his image as a surly sort.


  • January 22, 2009 - Associated Press
    Ex-NL MVP Jeff Kent to announce retirement at 40: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg....
  • January 22, 2009 - San Francisco Chronicle
    Jeff Kent to retire: Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg. He played for the Giants from...
  • January 22, 2009 - San Francisco Chronicle
    Ex-NL MVP Jeff Kent to announce retirement at 40: Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg. He spent the last four seasons...
  • January 22, 2009 - Houston Chronicle
    Ex-Astro Kent to announce retirement today: LOS ANGELES— Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball today at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg.
  • January 22, 2009 - Seattle Times
    Ex-NL MVP Jeff Kent to announce retirement at 40: Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg.
  • January 22, 2009 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Baseball Notes: Former MVP Jeff Kent set to retire today: Former National League MVP Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball today at Dodger Stadium.Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.
  • January 22, 2009 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Kent retiring after 17 seasons, leads second basemen in HRs: Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball today at Dodger Stadium.Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg.
  • January 22, 2009 - Yahoo!
    2B Kent to announce retirement Thursday (AP):

    This is a Feb. 24, 2008 file photo showing <a href=Los Angeles Dodgers baseball player Jeff Kent. Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday Jan. 22, 2009 at Dodger Stadium. He spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351. " align="left" border="0">

    Jeff Kent plans to announce his retirement from baseball on Thursday at Dodger Stadium. Kent spent 17 years in the major leagues and leaves as the career home-run leader among second basemen with 351, 74 more than Ryne Sandberg. He spent the last four seasons with the Dodgers, hitting .291 with 122 doubles, 75 homers and 311 RBIs.


  • January 2, 2009 - MLB.com
    Cubs past, present welcome hockey: In sub-30 degree temperatures, Ryan Dempster was joined by teammate Jeff Samardzija and Cubs Hall of Famers Ryne Sandberg, Fergie Jenkins and Billy Williams in welcoming hockey to their home for the first time.
  • December 18, 2008 - MLB.com
    Sandberg to manage in Double-A: The Cubs announced the makeup of their Minor League coaching staffs on Wednesday, and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will be the manager at Double-A Tennessee.
  • December 18, 2008 - Seattle Times
    Ryne Sandberg to manage Cubs'Double-A Smokies: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will manage the Chicago Cubs'Double-A Tennessee Smokies in 2009.
  • December 18, 2008 - ESPN.com
    Sandberg to manage Cubs' Double-A team: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will manage the Cubs' Double-A Tennessee Smokies in 2009.
  • July 30, 2008 - MLB.com
    Sandberg enjoys return to Wrigley: Ryne Sandberg has a clearly stated goal of reaching a Major League bench, and after Tuesday's"Road to Wrigley,"Sandberg was blown away by his first return in a Wrigley uniform since 1997.
  • July 30, 2008 - MLB.com
    Sandberg wishes he stayed with Chiefs: In hindsight, Peoria Chiefs manager Ryne Sandberg would rather have skipped Hall of Fame weekend and stayed with his team following an infamous ruckus on Thursday.
  • July 17, 2008 - MLB.com
    Cubs past and present can't avoid curse: For Ryne Sandberg, it was the 1969 collapse. For Ernie Banks, Ferguson Jenkins and Billy Williams, it was the Game 7 loss in the 1945 World Series at Wrigley Field. But for all, it's the constant talk of finally winning that coveted World Series.
  • July 14, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Chase Utley making mark in Phillies history: Dallas Green has seen his share of Hall of Fame second basemen in his lifetime. He traded for Ryne Sandberg.
  • May 13, 2008 - Arizona Republic
    Ryne Sandberg serving 3-game suspension: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg was suspended for three games as manager of the Midwest League's Peoria Chiefs for his role in bench-clearing incident last week.
  • May 12, 2008 - MLB.com
    Sandberg suspended for three games: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg was suspended three games for his role in a bench-clearing incident last Thursday involving his Class A Peoria Chiefs team and Clinton manager Mike Micucci.
  • December 19, 2007 - MLB.com
    Sandberg returns as Peoria manager: Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will be back in Peoria, former Cub Jody Davis is staying at Class A Daytona, and the Cubs have added former Pittsburgh general manager Dave Littlefield to the scouting staff.
  • June 26, 2007 - USA Today
    Baseball renews hold on Hall of Famer Sandberg: A decade after he retired and two summers after his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago Cubs icon Ryne Sandberg is back in the game, spending the season in Peoria, Ill., managing a Cubs minor league club.

  • May 22, 2007 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Castillo sets errorless streak at 2b: Twins second baseman Luis Castillo set a major league record last week, and nobody knew it until Monday. Castillo entered Monday riding a streak of 129 games without an error, the longest ever for a major league second baseman, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The previous record was 123 games, by Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg of the Cubs. Twins media relations manager Dustin Morse checked with Elias about the record Monday and discovered Castillo already had set it. Entering Monday, Castillo had gone 588 chances without an error, with 350 assists and 238 putouts, including 66 double pla
  • May 6, 2007 - Pittsburg Post-Gazette
    Take a look at what's'playing'in Peoria these days: PEORIA, Ill. -- Ryne Sandberg owns an MVP trophy, nine Gold Gloves and a plaque in Cooperstown. All those honors add up to a real prize these days: A nice, front-row seat on a bus bouncing around the minor leagues.[Read this article]
  • February 26, 2007 - MLB.com
    Cubs' time for Pie might not be now: In this week's Minor League report, Carrie Muskat addresses Felix Pie and what Ryne Sandberg and Jody Davis are up to among several topics.
  • January 30, 2007 - Boston Herald
    Deals 2 good to believe: Curt's appeal is juicy: For now, Dustin Pedroia can rest easy. Ryne Sandberg is retired, Joe Morgan is over the hill, and Rogers Hornsby is dead. The Red Sox quest to add an All-Star, a future Hall of Famer or a $10 million...
  • January 18, 2007 - MLB.com
    Sandberg a big hit in Peoria: There was only one person in the crowd of 1,000-plus crammed into the Riverplex Wednesday night who wanted to see Eric Patterson more than he wanted to see Ryne Sandberg.
  • Ryne Sandberg in the Blog Pen

    Gene Carney: December 30, 2008 - Another Grand Confrontation: The Deadball Stars vs. The Sluggers:
    Gene Carney: December 16, 2008 - A Pack of Cubs Meets a Gang of Tigers in Gene Carney's Sweet 16 Finals:
    Gene Carney: December 15, 2008 - The Sweet 16 Finals: The National League Champion ChicagoCubs vs. the American League Champion Detroit Tigers:
    Gene Carney: December 11, 2008 - Gene Carney's Sweet 16 National League Semifinals Concludes:
    Gene Carney: December 10, 2008 - The Sweet Sixteen Hosts the National League Semi-Finals: Cubs vs. Phillies:
    Gene Carney: November 4, 2008 - The Sweet 16 Continues With The Chicago Cubs vs. the St. Louis Cardinals:
    John Shiffert: October 23, 2008 - Polishing Those Glass Slippers: Baseball's Cinderella Teams:
    Jim Gerard: July 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 31: Enter Letty:
    John Shiffert: June 17, 2008 - A Look at the Philadelphia Phillies in "Almost a Dynasty" by Dr. William Kashatus:
    Gene Carney: June 11, 2008 - Baseball History as Seen From the Shadows of Cooperstown: Part Nine - 1981 to 1990:
    : April 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 20: Viva La Revolucion!:
    Jim Gerard: March 17, 2008 - DFA, chapter 18 -The Creative Process:
    : March 12, 2008 - My Transaction History, part 2:
    John Shiffert: June 27, 2007 - The Winless Pitcher Syndrome:
    Peter Doyle: June 26, 2007 - Roger Clemens, The Best Righty?:
    Richard Lally: June 18, 2007 - Richard Lally Spends Five Minutes With...Eddie Joost:
    Peter Doyle: May 30, 2007 - Those Who Ignore History...:
    : May 29, 2007 - :
    : May 7, 2007 - : THE NATURAL, AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

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