Fear Is Good
Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin was the first candidate to be interviewed by the Boston Red Sox for their team's vacant manager's position. He met with the media in a workroom behind the press box at Fenway Park
(AP)

Mackanin's Not Afraid to Play Chicken With the Players

"... Players have to have a little bit of fear of the manager. Not much, just that little bit knowing he’s got the [upper] hand.’’ -- Pete Mackanin, the Would-Be Sharp Dressed Manager


And Greed Is Good, Too

Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in WALL STREET 2: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS
(Handout)

Taking a Closer Look at Mackanin...

The Pocket Square of Pete Mackanin

It Appears 'The Puff' Is His Pocket Square Fold of Choice
It's Pronounced Ma-CAN-in, But Feel Free to Keep Saying MACK-a-nin
Joe Maddon Is Filing a Lawsuit Against Mackanin for Stealing His Look
Mackanin Already Shooting New Dunkin' Donuts Ad with Dustin Pedroia
... But He Won't Be Playing Chutes and Ladders with Pedey Every Day
Mackanin Hopes to Show Players How To Do Things 'The Expos Way'
If Selected, Mackanin Will Have Francona's Head of Hair in Just Two Years
Dale Sveum Thinking of Sporting a Tuxedo on Wednesday
Mackanin's Got My Vote. Sincerely, Joseph Abboud

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