Sep 29, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker (12) in the dugout during the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

Twitter Reaction: Dusty Baker Firing


With the news of Dusty Baker’s firing breaking this morning twitter was ablaze with people thoughts and feelings about the

lackluster managers firing.

First there were the people rejoicing the firing:

 

 

 

 

Then there were those who thanked the Reds front office for this move. Owner Bob Castellini has said he is committed to winning, Reds fans remembered that:

 

 

 

 

Then there are the Dusty Baker supporters and sympathizers who feel like the Reds are worse off now that they have fired Baker:

 

 

 

 

After the sympathizers and those celebrating there are people out there who want Dusty Baker to manage their team, or in some cases do not want him:

 

 

 

Amongst all the craziness this morning there were plenty of sensible thoughts that floated around, plenty of news and insight into this:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dusty Baker is gone. Reds fans are for the most part extremely happy. This has been a long time coming, Baker has struggled the last two seasons. Anyone who doesn’t understand this firing has not watched this team over the last two seasons.

Baker provided stability for his 6 years, he didn’t provide and attack mentality. A mentality of execution, attacking and urgency was never part of his style and never will be. That works on some teams, just not this one.

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