05 November 2004

Willie Randolph

Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- New York Yankees bench coach Willie Randolph was hired as the New York Mets' manager, replacing the fired Art Howe.

Randolph, 50, received his first managerial job late last night and will be introduced at a press conference this afternoon, the Mets' media relations department said by telephone.

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Not that it's gonna make a difference. The overpaid prima donnas will still manage to suck, but it's good to see a brotha get a manager's job. Too few of 'em at the top. Look what my boy Herman Edwards is doing with the Jets.

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