Rice Rips Manny

An ironic phrase is seen in the backround at left on a FedEx truck that just happened to be driving by as Red Sox leftfielder Manny Ramirez, (left), gets a hug from another legendary Boston leftfielder, Jim Rice (right)
(2.26.07 -- Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

This Comes Right Out of Left Field ...

Jim Ed Rice: Manny's Not a Leader; Or Really Part of the Team

"Manny Ramirez is really not a part of the team, he�s in the back, in the trainer�s room, not really taking a leadership role. If he was a leader, he would be with the rest of his team and honestly, over the last couple of years, he hasn�t been a leader and that�s not very good. Now, I don�t know if this is true, but Manny Ramirez may be making a big deal over some things so he can become a free-agent. You heard his comments, if he becomes a free-agent, he may be able to make some more money and maybe he�s trying to piss off someone with the Red Sox so, at the end of the year, he can maybe get some more money and some more years if he becomes a free-agent." -- 7.29.08, Jim Rice, XM Radio's "The Show"

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A Nation Stands By Its Manny

07/28/08: As Red Sox LF Manny Ramirez rounds third base following his bottom of the ninth inning solo home run, a fan holds a sign reading
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff Photo)

Apparently Jim Ed Didn't Read the Sign

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