Larry Bowa set to rejoin Phillies: report

Larry Bowa reportedly is close to rejoining the Phillies as manager Ryne Sandberg's bench coach. Credit: Metro file photo
Larry Bowa reportedly is close to rejoining the Phillies as manager Ryne Sandberg’s bench coach.
Credit: Metro file photo

Larry Bowa appears close to returning to the Phillies as manager Ryne Sandberg’s bench coach.

A baseball source told CSNPhilly.com that Bowa was close to an agreement to return to the Phillies as Sandberg’s right-hand man.

Bowa was a five-time All-Star as Phillies shortstop. He managed the team from 2001 through 2004.

Bowa and Sandberg were traded from the Phillies to the Cubs in 1982 and served as Chicago’s double-play combination for three-and-a-half seasons.



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