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Baseball The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time  

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So many Cincinnati Reds managers that have led the team that fans can't easily figure out who is the best Cincinnati Reds manager of all time. This list ranks every Cincinnati Reds manager in the team's history from best to worst according to votes from baseball fans like you. It's time to vote up your top Cincinnati Reds coaches and downvote any manager that you think held the team back.

Sparky Anderson managed more regular-season games (1,450) than any manager in Reds history. Anderson also won back-to-back World Series championships in 1975 and 1976. Lou Piniella, who ranks high on the greatest MLB coaches list, managed the Reds to a World Series victory in 1990.

So who is the greatest Cincinnati Reds skipper of all time? Vote up the winningest Cincinnati Reds managers, as well as the Reds coaches you simply like the most.
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1
46 3
Sparky Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1934-2010)

2
32 7
Lou Piniella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 76

3
33 15
Pete Rose is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 78

4
29 12
Dusty Baker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 70

5
23 7
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 76

6
22 7
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age 89

7
17 6
Fred Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 45 (1919-1964)

8
11 4
Pat Moran is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 48 (1876-1924)

9
9 5
Bill McKechnie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1886-1965)

10
5 1
Birdie Tebbetts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1912-1999)

11
4 1
Chuck Dressen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 68 (1898-1966)

12
8 6
Tony Pérez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 77

13
8 6
John McNamara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 87

14
5 3
Bid McPhee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 84 (1859-1943)

15
4 2
Clark Griffith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1869-1955)

16
4 2
Pete Mackanin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
age 68

17
3 2
Donie Bush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1887-1972)

18
2 1
Earle Brucker, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Earle Brucker, Sr. Dec. at 80 (1901-1981)

19
2 1
Heinie Groh is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1889-1968)

20
2 1
Dick Sisler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1920-1998)

21
2 1
Bobby Wallace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 87 (1873-1960)

22
2 1
Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 45 (1880-1925)

23
2 1
Burt Shotton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1884-1962)

24
2 1
Buck Herzog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Dec. at 68 (1885-1953)

25
1 0
Buster Mills is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cincinnati Reds Managers of All Time
Buster Mills Dec. at 83 (1908-1991)