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New Cubs manager David Ross says days of Grandpa Rossy are over, but only time will tell

Oct 28, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Ross, team president Theo Epstein and others have tried to fight the perception that the 42-year-old will be a buddy to the players, some of whom were his former teammates. David Ross could have pushed back harder Monday against his "Grandpa Rossy'' persona, the one Cubs fans loved so much when he was a player, but that would have involved hernia surgery.

It wouldn't have been a good look for the team's new manager to limp away from his introductory press conference. There figures to be ...