Wally Backman can’t shake Mets regrets: Thought I’d be manager


by New York Post

New York Post— Wally Backman always thought he was the next Mets manager in waiting, and apparently Terry Collins did, too. “I was very close to Terry Collins. I thought we worked well together. I thought I was the guy in waiting,” Backman said Tuesday on WFAN’s “Joe and Evan” show. “And it basically didn’t happen. Like I...

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New York Post—Wally Backman is finally a manager in New York. Wally Backman is coming back to New York. The Long Island Ducks announced on Wednesday that Backman would be their next manager. “I’m excited to join the Ducks knowing the professionalism of the organization and how much they care about winning,” Backman, 59, said in a news release. “It’s an added bonus that this opportunity...

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