Third base coach Ozzie Guillen #13 of the Florida Marlins spits between signals during MLB Interleague play against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Pro Player Stadium on June 22, 2003 in Miami, Florida. The Marlins won 3-2. (Photo By Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)
From earlier this week:
CHICAGO -- Unable to get a contract extension, Ozzie Guillen walked away from the Chicago White Sox.
Guillen's quest for a new deal was denied, so the talkative, sometimes outrageous and always colorful manager asked to be released from his current contract Monday.
That request was granted.
After Guillen met with owner Jerry Reinsdorf, the team agreed to release him from his current deal and his eight-year managerial run that included a World Series title in 2005 was over. He managed his final game Monday night as the White Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-3.
Full story from ESPN.com:
Things less fun without Ozzie
ESPN.com is reporting that he might be headed to Miami with the new-look Starvin' Marlins to replace their 80-year-old coach, Jack McKeon.
What did he say?!
Regardless of his future, this post is all about Ozzie's past.
Let's take a look at some of Ozzie's more animated moments:
I'll buy you (Sean Penn) a trip and show you the real Venezuela, bro!
Peace bro, see you in Miami?