Person List of Famous Managers

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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 of famous people in baseball management 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. 
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Tommy Lasorda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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 ...more

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Age: 88

Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Manager, Businessperson, Baseball player, Soldier Restaurateur, + more

Credits: Ya Gotta Believe, Ed, A Yabba-Dabba-Doo Celebration!: 50 Years of Hanna-Barbera, WrestleMania 2

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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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

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Age: 90

Birthplace: The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach, Actor Writer

Credits: New York Yankees (The Movie), Dream Girl of '67, Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream, Mantle

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#33 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#2 on The Greatest Catchers of All Time

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Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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

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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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#68 on The Best San Diego Padres of All Time

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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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 ...more

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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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#10 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#3 on The Best Pittsburgh Pirates of All Time

#7 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#11 on The Best Hitters in Baseball History

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Sparky Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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

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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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#108 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#5 on The Best MLB Managers of All Time

#1 on The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time

#32 on Famous People Whose Last Name Is Anderson

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Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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, ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Coach

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#2023 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#21 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#77 on The Best Cleveland Indians of All Time

#4 on The Greatest Right-Fielders of All Time

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Frank Chance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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

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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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#50 on The Greatest First Basemen of All Time

#24 on The Best Chicago Cubs of All Time

#183 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#24 on Famous People Buried at Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery

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Bucky Walters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Managers
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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

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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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#148 on The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

#151 on The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

#68 on The Best Starting Pitchers of All Time

#22 on The Best Cincinnati Reds of All Time

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