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Ryne Sandberg

Ryne Dee Sandberg (born September 18, 1959), nicknamed "Ryno" is a former Major League Baseball second baseman. During a 16-year baseball career, he played from 1981–1994 and 1996–97, spending nearly his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. He was named after relief pitcher Ryne Duren, and is recognized as one of the best second basemen in baseball history. Sandberg was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2005; he was formally inducted in ceremonies on July 31, 2005. Sandberg is currently the manager of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Sandberg established himself as a perennial All-Star and Gold Glove candidate, making 10 consecutive All-Star appearances and winning nine consecutive Gold Gloves from 1983 to 1991. His career .989 fielding percentage is a major league record at second base. Sandberg was a star high school quarterback in Spokane, Washington, and was offered a chance to become quarterback at Washington State.

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Chicago Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg seems to be very interested in taking the manager job with his former sworn enemy -- the St. Louis Cardinals -- telling TMZ, "It's a possibility."Sandberg was… READ MORE >

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