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Charlie Manuel's greatest hits

We all miss Charlie Manuel already, but he's left us with no shortage of great moments throughout his nine-year career, both on the field and inside his mouth.

Charlie Manuel's greatest hits

Charlie Manuel. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Charlie Manuel. (Alex Brandon/AP)

We all miss Charlie Manuel already, but he's left us with no shortage of great moments throughout his nine-year career, both on the field and inside his mouth.

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This is a classic, if only for the crystal clear audio from Bob Davidson. Also, Charlie blows a fuse, screams a hole in Davidson’s face, and is stirred on by the crowd, whose applause only grows more thunderous as he lets his anger flow through him…

Gum can be tricky.

Charlie was a good interview, because he could take sugary, Phillies PR-approved crowd questions and say something like “…it really takes the glitter out of my day.”

Justin Klugh Sports Producer
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