To become Nationals manager, Dave Martinez had to step out of Joe Maddon’s shadow

In August 1996, Dave Martinez was an everyday outfielder for the Chicago White Sox hitting .318, hardly a dispensable asset. But that didn’t keep the 5-foot-10, 160-pound Martinez from tangling with the team’s biggest star – both in stature and fame.

Late in a weekday matinee at Yankee Stadium,…

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Source:: Tribune

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