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This Week In Baseball History

Dec 20, 2017

Innovation that works out is praised as genius. But innovation that fails, no matter how inspired, is roundly mocked. No new idea in baseball has ever inspired more laughter than the College of Coaches, Cubs owner P.K. Wrigley's plan to eliminate the position of manager entirely. It led to chaos and the Cubs lost 193 games in two years. But was the idea as crazy as it sounds? Mike and Bill look back at Wrigley's decision and decide, if you squint, there might be a glimmer of a great idea at its core.