What were they thinking?

Originally Published: April 5, 2006
By Rob Neyer | ESPN Insider
There's an old baseball movie, It Happens Every Spring (which is all you need to know, because what follows has absolutely nothing to do with the movie).

Here's what happens to me every spring ...

Every spring, I think all the managers, given a winter of philosophical reflection and bass fishing, will have figured out they've been doing something particularly stupid, and stop doing it.