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Ryne Sandberg ages on

by Alan Herzberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 1:32 pm •  Published: July 20, 2010

Ryne Sandberg, circa 1984
Ryne Sandberg, circa 1984

I grew up as a child spending many sweltering summer afternoons watching the Chicago Cubs on WGN.

And as a result, Ryne Sandberg was my first sports hero.

I’ve recently given up on following baseball. I’m a big sports fan, but something had to give, and baseball has been dropped from my sports to-do list.

But this video caught my eye last week.

And the first thing I thought was, “Man … Ryno’s looking a little old these days.”

And that led me to realize that I’m not 10 years old anymore, either.

I can thank NewsOK for shedding light on that information.

I also made this quick realization. When Ryne Sandberg is promoted to be the Chicago Cubs manager, I will likely start following baseball closely again.

by Alan Herzberger
Digital Managing Editor
Alan Herzberger is the Digital Managing Editor for and The Oklahoman. He focuses on content within OPUBCO Communications Group’s variety of digital products. He’s been with The Oklahoman since 1997, when he joined the sports...
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