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Sandberg named Minor League Manager of the Year

Baseball America named Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg as the 2011 Minor League Manager of the year.

Sandberg led the IronPigs to their first plus-.500 season and playoff berth in the franchise’s four-year existence. They came within two wins of winning the Commissioner’s Cup.

Sandberg is considered by many to be a candidate for the Phillies bench in 2013 and a possible manager candidate in 2014. He will manage the IronPigs next season.

Read the full story on Baseball America’s website.


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