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Larry Stone: 11 Facts About New Manager Eric Wedge

The Seattle Times’ Larry Stone has some facts and trivia answers about new Seattle Mariners Manager Eric Wedge. Among them is Wedge’s admiration of former Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight.

11, Wedge grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was a great admirer of Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight. When Wedge was named AL Manager of the Year in 2007, Knight sent him a congratulatory message.

Stone also touches on the interesting relationship between Wedge and Milton Bradley.

Read the rest of his post for everything you ever wanted to know about Wedge’s career and some other interesting facts.