Don't know
by KHADDAFI (2017-08-11 12:58:34)
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  In reply to: I've got it on pretty good authority why Kleine transferred  posted by irishrock

... whether the story about financial problems and (illegal?) payments is accurate or not.

I do know that the public speculation/discussion revolved around whether bigs could succeed under Digger's tutelage. There were always questions and criticisms about the job-sharing aspect and (arguably) limited offensive roles that went along with the Laimbeer/Flowers and Kleine/Andree eras. Without a doubt, Joe's dad was a vocal critic of his son's role.


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