Piniella, as Mariners manager in 2002 - copyright Cincinnati Enquirer
Piniella, batting for the Yankees in the 1978 World Series - copyright art.com
See that uniform number? That's Piniella's favorite, and, um, it's not available for a Cub. Oh, sure, he could dress like this:
Piniella as Reds manager in 1990, copyright Cincinnati Enquirer
But then, I don't want the base-throwing, either. Fun, but ultimately meaningless.
This is, of course, tongue-in-cheek. Piniella could wear any uniform number he wanted to. Let's just hope it's another team's uniform. Or a jacket & tie, working for Fox in 2007. (Man, is he awful on the air!) Just keep him out of a Cubs uniform. Wrong choice. Wrong choice. Wrong choice.