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Jack McKeon

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  • Brad Penny: 'I'm coming home'

    Brad Penny: 'I'm coming home'
    Before anyone cared about Brad Penny as a baseball player, he was a kid in Marlins uniform. It was where he began. It's where he bled. It's where manager Jack McKeon yelled at him in 2003 after any loss about, "being out of shape and not working hard,''...
  • Yelich RBI-single gives Marlins walk-off win

    Yelich RBI-single gives Marlins walk-off win
    MIAMI On hand to bless the pups during a Bark at the Park event in 2004, Father Joe Spina of the St. Francis Friary in Oakland Park received a request from former manager Jack McKeon. His team in a bit of an offensive dry spell, McKeon before the game...
  • Life lessons learned from a career in sports

    Life lessons learned from a career in sports
    It was during the Heat's playoff run, while Son No. 2 was making excuses for a speeding ticket, that in a parental fit of exasperation I said, "You have to own your mistake." It immediately hit me: That was Erik Spoelstra's line. It was a thought the...
  • Tom Lasorda, at scouts dinner, shows he can still leave them laughing

    Tom Lasorda recycles more stories than Reader’s Digest, but that doesn’t mean he still can’t come up with a fresh gem. Saturday night at the annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation dinner, he was presenting the Tommy Lasorda...
  • Marlins managers – year-by-year

    1993: Rene Lachemann, 64-98 1994: Rene Lachemann, 51-64* 1995: Rene Lachemann, 67-76* 1996: Rene Lachemann, 39-47; Cookie Rojas, 1-0; John Boles, 40-35 1997: Jim Leyland, 92-70 (won World Series) 1998: Jim Leyland, 54-108 1999: John Boles, 64-98...
  • Want to be Miami Marlins manager? Helps to have a Yankees background

    Want to be Miami Marlins manager? Helps to have a Yankees background
    Brad Ausmus has one thing going for him in this Marlins managerial search that no one seems to be talking about. His Yankees background. Of the six managers Jeffrey Loria has hired since becoming a big-league owner in the fall of 1999, four have...
  • Miami Marlins fire Ozzie Guillen after one season

    It's one and done for Ozzie Guillen and the Miami Marlins. Nearly three weeks since ending a deeply disappointing season in last place, the Marlins announced Guillen's dismissal as manager in a 75-word statement issued Tuesday afternoon. That was...
  • Miami Marlins fire manager Ozzie Guillen

     
    A last-place finish amid considerable turmoil in the Miami Marlins first season in their new downtown ballpark has cost manager Ozzie Guillen his job. The Miami Marlins announced Tuesday that they have dismissed Guillen. The announcement was made by......
  • Where did Tino Martinez cross the line?

    Where did Tino Martinez cross the line?
    MIAMI Marlins' special assistant Jeff Conine was in on some of Jack McKeon's mound conferences. Somehow, his ears didn't bleed. "I mean, wow" Conine said. "He was getting in guys' faces big time. That's always been a part of the game that I knew, so...
  • Marlins, opponents eager to bid adieu to Sun Life Stadium

    Marlins, opponents eager to bid adieu to Sun Life Stadium
    At its best it was magical for baseball. … From the grace of DiMaggio, in a dark suit, tossing the ceremonial first pitch, to the triumphant leap of Counsel in Game 7, to the exultation of Pudge taking the hit and holding on to beat the Giants....
  • ASK JUAN: Florida Marlins Q&A

    ASK JUAN: Florida Marlins Q&A
    Ask Juan! SunSentinel Marlins Writer Juan C. Rodriguez answers YOUR questions about the team! You can read his latest comments below. To submit your question, e-mail here. Please include your name, city and state with each question. -----------------...
  • Ozzie Guillen to lead Marlins into new era

     
    Ozzie Guillen will be announced as the next manager of the Florida Marlins on Wednesday. Guillen has been manager of the Chicago White Sox for the last eight years and led them to the World Series title in 2005....