Ryne Sandberg's baffling wait

Six seasons managing in the minors. How many dues must he pay?

Updated: September 1, 2012, 4:46 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Ryne Sandberg takes a brief hiatus from his managerial duties each July and heads to Cooperstown, N.Y., for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. It's a nice opportunity to play some golf, relive old memories and enjoy the membership privileges of the game's most elite fraternity.

For several years, Sandberg relished the time in upstate New York catching up with Gary Carter, another Hall of Famer who was pursuing the same goal of managing in the big leagues. ...

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