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Just call him Wally Binghamton

He could not get the big league job with the Mets, but Wally Backman is remaining in the organization as manager of Double-A Binghamton.

Backman spent last season managing the Class-A  Brooklyn Cyclones. They  went 51-24 and made it to the  New York-Penn League Championship Series.

Backman, 51, interviewed for the Mets but they wanted someone with Major League experience and hired Terry Collins.


 

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