It is refreshing when comments about the late Gil Hodges are mentioned by his former players. Gil died before I was old enough to enjoy the Mets and his style of play.
Seaver who played for Gil until his untimely death mentions that Hodges had expectations from his players. Seaver talks about how during 1 game he took out Cleon Jones for not hustling in the outfield.
Read more about Seaver’s comments about Maddon and Hodges here at Bill Madden’s column.