FILE: Former MLB Manager Dallas Green Dies at 82

via Chicago Sun Times

MESA, Ariz. – A lot has been made for good reason the last few years about a culture change in the Cubs’ organization, leading to last year’s historic title.

But 30 years earlier, Dallas Green looked like he was about to pull off the same sea change in the organization – Theo before Theo.

“Dallas came in and totally changed the Cubs culture in that first year in 1982,” said Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, who was hand-picked from Green’s old organization in Philadelphia to be one of the first key young players acquired by that new regime. Read More