The baseball faith of Charlie Manuel
Part of a vanishing breed, the Phillies' manager still believes in his every-day players
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is more than the colorful second coming of Casey Stengel -- though granted, if murdering the English language were a prosecutable offense, both Manuel and Stengel would be serial killers banished to the same cell block at Leavenworth. Manuel is also a shrewd observer of the human condition. You laugh, I know. But Charlie knows what people say about him.
"People holler about me," Manuel says.
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