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Mission (out of) control

Jimy Williams appears headed for the unemployment line with the Astros underachieving in the NL Central.

Originally Published: July 13, 2004
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN Insider
HOUSTON -- When Jimy Williams interviewed for the Houston Astros managing job in October 2001, he compensated for his lack of polish by selling owner Drayton McLane and general manager Gerry Hunsicker on his ability to relate to players at the most fundamental level.

"If you want me to stand around the batting cage and talk with the press, I can do that,'' Williams told the men in charge of his future. "But the thing that I do best is teach.''

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