Randolph gets opportunity of a lifetime
New Mets manager Willie Randolph doesn't have to sell himself anymore. Just win.
So Randolph plugged along for 11 seasons in the Bronx, content in the knowledge that his chance would come, until a series of rejections made him bite his tongue and wonder. He became something of a professional interviewee, getting annual token looks from teams with a desire to avoid a fine and rebuke from commissioner Bud Selig.
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