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List of Famous Managers

List of famous managers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top managers in the world? This includes the most prominent managers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable managers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic managers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned managers.

List ranges from Rogers Hornsby to Honus Wagner and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known managers to the lesser known managers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the manager field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous managers ever?" and "What are the names of famous managers?" then you're in the right place. (1303 items)

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    Thomas Charles "Tommy" Lasorda is a former Major League baseball player who has had a lengthy career in sports management. In 2009, he marked his sixth decade in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest non-continuous tenure anyone has had with the team, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 88
    • Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Businessperson, Baseball player, Soldier, Restaurateur + 3 more
    • Credits: Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Ladybugs, Ed, Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration, The Baseball Bunch
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    Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a retired American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. He is widely regarded as one of the best catchers in baseball history. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 90
    • Birthplace: The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach, Actor, Writer
    • Credits: That Touch of Mink, Damn Yankees, Henry and Me, Yogi Berra: American Sports Legend, Yogi and a Movie
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    Richard Hirschfeld "Dick" Williams was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, sharp-tongued manager from 1967 to 1969 and from 1971 to 1988, he led teams to three American League pennants, one ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 82 (1929-2011)
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wagner won eight batting titles, tied for the most in National League history with Tony Gwynn. He also led the league in slugging ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 81 (1874-1955)
    • Birthplace: Chartiers Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    George Lee "Sparky" Anderson was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976 championships, then added a third title in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers of the American League. He was the first manager to win the World Series in both ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 76 (1934-2010)
    • Birthplace: Bridgewater, South Dakota, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Frank Robinson is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He played for five teams from 1956 to 1976, and became the only player to win league MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues. He won the Triple crown, was a member of two teams that won the World Series, and ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 80
    • Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach
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    Frank Leroy Chance was an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, Chance played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees from 1898 through 1914. He also served as manager of the Cubs, Yankees, and Boston Red Sox. Discovered by the Cubs as he played ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 48 (1876-1924)
    • Birthplace: Salida, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    William Henry "Bucky" Walters was an American Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Walters played for the Boston Braves, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds. He batted and threw right-handed. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 82 (1909-1991)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Albert Fred "Red" Schoendienst is an American Major League Baseball coach, and former player and manager. An outstanding second baseman, he played for 19 years with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants and Milwaukee Braves, and was named to 10 All Star teams. He then managed the Cardinals from 1965 ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 92
    • Birthplace: Germantown, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Larry Alton Parrish is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and current manager of the Toledo Mud Hens. Parrish batted right-handed and played with the Montreal Expos, Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox. He also played two seasons in Japan, for the Yakult Swallows and the Hanshin Tigers. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Tristram E. Speaker, nicknamed "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player. Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League Baseball, he compiled a career batting average of .345. His 792 career doubles represent an MLB career record. His 3,514 ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 70 (1888-1958)
    • Birthplace: Hubbard, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, CBE, is a Scottish former football manager and player who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. His time at the club has led to Ferguson being regarded as one of the most successful, admired and respected managers in the history of the game. Ferguson managed ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Govan, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Manager, Coach, Footballer
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    Anthony "Tony" La Russa, Jr. is an American professional baseball player, manager, and executive. He is best known for his tenures as manager of the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, and St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. His MLB career has spanned from 1963 to the present. As a manager, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 71
    • Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach, Lawyer
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    Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, nicknamed "The Old Perfessor", was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Stengel was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and originally nicknamed "Dutch", a common nickname at that time for Americans of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 85 (1890-1975)
    • Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Rogers Hornsby, Sr., nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns. Hornsby had 2,930 hits and 301 home runs in his ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 67 (1896-1963)
    • Birthplace: Winters, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
    • Credits: The Winning Team, The Golden Twenties
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    William Harold Terry was a Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Terry was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954. In 1999, he ranked number 59 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was a nominee for ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 91 (1898-1989)
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Robert Joseph "Bobby" Cox is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager. He first led the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981, and then managed the Toronto Blue Jays from 1982 to 1985. He later rejoined the Braves in 1985 as a general manager. He moved back to the manager's role during the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach
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    Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the Washington Senators. He later served as manager of the Senators from 1929 through 1932 and for the Cleveland Indians from 1933 through ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 59 (1887-1946)
    • Birthplace: Humboldt, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    George Lange Kelly, nicknamed "Long George" and "High Pockets", was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He played most of his MLB career for the New York Giants, but also played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, and Brooklyn Dodgers. Kelly is a two-time World Series champion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 89 (1895-1984)
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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    Joseph Bert Tinker was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played from 1902 through 1916 for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball and the Chicago Whales of the Federal League. Born in Muscotah, Kansas, Tinker began playing semi-professional baseball in ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: Died at 68 (1880-1948)
    • Birthplace: Muscotah, Kansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Baseball player
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