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Nevin Has Big Shoes to Fill

Phil Nevin has some big shoes to fill. The Erie SeaWolves new manager is entering a situation where a lot is going to be expected of him due to the precedent that his predecessors, Matt Walbeck and Tom Brookens, set while managing the club.

Walbeck, who is now the manager of the Altoona Curve (Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates), used Erie, where he was named the Eastern League manager of the year in 2006, as a stepping stone to the Major Leagues where he was briefly a member of the Texas Rangers managerial staff. Brookens has also used his time in Erie to ascend to the major league ranks where he will become the Tigers...

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