Former Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry walks through the concourse of Wrigley Field before Friday's game between the Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs fired Hendry after another disappointing season. Assistant GM Randy Bush will serve as interim general manager.
Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts fields questions after announcing the firing of general manager Jim Hendry on Friday. Ricketts said it was time for a "fresh approach in our baseball leadership and our search begins immediately."
Jim Hendry, who took over as Cubs general manager in 2002, was dismissed by the club on Friday and owner Tom Ricketts has appointed Hendry's assistant, Randy Bush, as interim general manager. Ricketts said the next GM will come from outside the Cubs organization.
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There have been many bizarre days at Wrigley Field, and Friday was another. Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts said he dismissed GM Jim Hendry on July 22, but didn't let him leave until Friday. Now the search for a replacement is on.