Line to succeed Bell has formed

Royals manager’s decision to step own after season leads to speculation about team’s next boss
Friday, August 3, 2007 | 1:23 a.m. CDT; updated 5:24 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

KANSAS CITY — After Buddy Bell steps down at the end of the season, who will get the next shot at trying to manage the Kansas City Royals back to respectability?