We can debate for hour his merits as a manager. He didn't do things by the book. He made plenty of head-scratching moves. Some worked, some didn't.
But because of him, despite of him, or whatever, he led the Cubs to a World Series victory. And you can't argue with that.
Yesterday, Theo and Joe agreed to part ways. It seems like the best move for both.
Thank you Joe for 471 wins and a .582 winning percentage over that past five seasons.