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Major league Braves suspend Wellman three games

Updated: June 4, 2007, 9:10 PM ET
Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- A major league meltdown by a minor league manager earned him a three-game suspension and worldwide fame on the Internet.

Combining bits of Earl Weaver, Billy Martin and Lou Piniella, the weekend tantrum by Double-A manager Phillip Wellman prompted his bosses at the Atlanta Braves to take action Monday.

The Mississippi Braves manager went wild Friday during his team's 7-6 loss at Chattanooga. His tirade took him on a tour of the diamond as he covered home plate ...

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