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Is there an age limit for baseball managers?

Is there an age limit for baseball managers?

New senior circuit

Phil Rogers

Chicago Tribune

Jack McKeon didn't get a four-year contract when the Marlins hired him to be their interim manager, so why not do what they're doing?

McKeon is clearly a bridge guy to Ozzie Guillen, Bobby Valentine or someone else with marketing appeal, and his love of life and passion for baseball will help make the rest of 2011 as enjoyable as possible for South Florida fans. Hiring him as a 72-year-old seemed crazy, and he helped the Marlins win a championship. Hiring him at 80 to be a bridge to their future in a glittering new stadium is much less of a challenge.

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