Earl Weaver: 1930-2013

Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver died. He was the best for a billion reasons. Maybe the smartest manager in baseball history. And that includes Tony La Russa who everyone likes to call a genius.

But the best thing Earl Weaver ever did was record this episode of his “Managers Corner” radio show in 1980. Warning: STRONG language. REALLY strong language.

And no, it never actually aired. Pity. Good travels, Earl.

Craig Calcaterra

Craig is the national baseball writer for NBCSports.com. He writes about things other than sports at Craigcalcaterra.com. He lives in New Albany, Ohio with his wife, two kids, and many cats.

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