- Buster Olney, Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
A FEW HOURS BEFORE the Yankees played their 161st game, CC Sabathia sat in front of his locker staring at his iPhone, checking Twitter. Nearby, Joba Chamberlain waited for his iPhone to ring him into a Skype teacher-parent conference about his son. Freddy Garcia walked into the room, with earphones attached to an iPad, staring at the screen.
In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.