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Baker in line to be Cubs' first All-Star manager

Updated: November 19, 2002, 3:56 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- For the first time in more than a half-century, a Chicago Cub is in line to be an All-Star manager.

New Cubs manager Dusty Baker is expected to get the honor at next year's game at Comiskey Park in Chicago as reward for leading the San Francisco Giants to the World Series last month.

The pennant-winning skipper gets to manage that league's All-Stars the next season. When a manager leaves after the season, major league baseball decides who runs the All-Star team.

That ...

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