Tonight on the CBS Evening News, correspondent Steve Hartman heads to South Florida for a story on 80 year old Florida Marlins manager Jack McKeon. He helped to guide the Marlins to a World Series Championship in 2003. He came back this year to help straighten out a rudderless ship. The press release.
80-YEAR-OLD FLORIDA MARLINS MANAGER JACK McKEON STILL HAS THE MAGIC TOUCH
Steve Hartman’s Inspiring Profile of the Marlins Seasoned Skipper Will Be Broadcast Tonight on the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley”
Octogenarian Jack McKeon is €the second-oldest major-league manager of all-time, serving as interim manager of the Florida Marlins. Tonight on the
, correspondent Steve Hartman talks to McKeon about his 30 years on the field, how his faith brought him back to the game and what inspires him to keep going.
Since he took over the Marlins last month, McKeon not only ended the team’s 11-game losing streak, but they won nine of the past 11 games.
Hartman’s report airs tonight on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY. The full story can be found at www.cbsnews.com following the broadcast.