15 Years Ago Today: Lou Piniella Got Extremely Ejected

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15 Years Ago Today: Lou Piniella Got Extremely Ejected

Chicago Cubs

In addition to being a very successful manager for a very long time, Lou Piniella was known for having some truly excellent in-game eruptions involving umpires. When he joined the Cubs in advance of the 2007 season as their new manager, it was one of the things we were all waiting to see.

It took a couple months! But finally, on June 2 – exactly 15 years ago today – Sweet Lou’s first eruption arrived, and it was worth the wait. Enjoy the memory:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.