THE HOT CORNER: Mighty Oh manages exit strategy
Jim Allen / Daily Yomiuri Sportswriter
It's time for the Hawks to take a new direction, and Sadaharu Oh knows it. It was a move that was probably years in coming, but poor health and poor results combined to make the choice obvious to everyone but Hawks management.
"It was bound to happen sooner or later," Oh told The Hot Corner on Saturday prior to his final game at Chiba Marine Stadium.
"Frankly, my body just isn't up to it."
When he announced a week ago he would quit at season's end, Oh said a manager had to be an aggressive, attacking leader, but he no longer had …