Originally Posted by slavko
Remind me, when Harry came here, didn't Elson replace him in Oakland? It was simply time for a change. Like now with Hawk.
Bob Elson and Red Rush both went out to Oakland when Harry came here before the 1971 season.
The A's announced the Elson/Rush hiring soon after the 1970 season ended, but it was several months later before the Sox chose to hire Harry from among a group of candidates that included Vince Doyle from Detroit and Jimmy Dudley
from the Seattle Pilots.