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Monday, July 18, 2011
TC on McKeon: I won't manage at 80

By Ian Begley

Terry Collins respects Marlins manager Jack McKeon for manning the dugout at 80. Just don't expect him to do the same.

"To do this job at 80 yeasr old, that’s amazing. That is truly, truly amazing so I salute him," Collins said. "And I salute the fact that he wanted to do it and his energy level is (where) it is to be able to do this job the way it’s supposed to be done and I know he’s doing that."

Collins then quickly added: "I wont be doing that when I’m 80."

When a reporter interjected, saying 'you never know,' the 62-year-old Collins quickly corrected him.

"Believe me," he said.