JEFF PEARLMAN

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Today’s si.com column …

… is about Ryne Sandberg, one of the all-time greats.

To be blunt, the Cubs treated Sandberg like crap. Not only did they not hire him to manage (fine), they didn’t even offer him a coaching position on the MLB staff. This is one of the three or four greatest players in your franchise’s history. Makes no real sense.