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Major meltdowns

From Lee Elia to Lou Piniella, we bring you our favorite manager meltdowns.

Updated: May 1, 2003, 4:18 PM ET
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Admit it: You love it when a manager goes a little Travis Bickle, when the intensity boils over into a fit of foul-mouthed hysteria or episode of ump-baiting and base-tossing.

Twenty years ago, Cubs manager Lee Elia had a classic case of major meltdown when, in a profanity-laced tirade, he told Cubs fans to kiss his ass and get a job. "Eighty-five percent of the f------ world is working. The other fifteen percent come out here," Elia told reporters.

Unfortunately, most of what ...

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