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Baseball The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time  

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The Cleveland Indians have had plenty of managers, and after more than a century, it's time to decide just who is the best Cleveland Indians manager of all time. This list answers that question by ranking every Cleveland Indians manager from best to worst based on the votes of savvy baseball fans. Vote up your top Cleveland Indians coaches and downvote any skippers who weren't up to the task.

The Indians' first playoff appearance came under Tris Speaker in 1920. The Indians would march through the postseason and go on to win their first World Series.The only other Indians manager to win a World Series was Lou Boudreau. Boudreau's Indians would win the World Series in 1948. 

So who is the greatest Cleveland Indians manager in franchise history? Vote up the best and Indians skippers. Base your votes on statistics, obviously, but don't forget intangibles like legacies, special circumstances, and even how likable coaches have been.
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1
22 2
Terry Francona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time

2
15 3
Mike Hargrove is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
age 70

3
9 1
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

4
10 2
Al Lopez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 97 (1908-2005)

5
8 2
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1888-1958)

6
5 1
Nap Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1874-1959)

7
4 2
Dave Garcia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
age 99

8
3 1
George Stovall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
George Stovall Dec. at 74 (1877-1951)

9
2 0
Jimmy McAleer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1864-1931)

10
2 0
Mel Harder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 93 (1909-2002)

11
2 0
Bibb Falk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 90 (1899-1989)

12
4 3
Eric Wedge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
age 51

13
4 3
Bill Armour is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Bill Armour

14
3 2
Sandy Alomar, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time

15
2 1
Harry Davis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1873-1947)

16
2 1
Ken Aspromonte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Ken Aspromonte age 88

17
2 1
Pat Corrales is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
age 78

18
1 0
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time

19
1 0
Johnny Lipon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1922-1998)

20
1 0
Lee Fohl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 89 (1876-1965)

21
1 0
Roger Peckinpaugh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1891-1977)

22
1 0
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 59 (1887-1946)

23
1 0
Joe Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Joe Birmingham Dec. at 62 (1884-1946)

24
1 0
Steve O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Dec. at 71 (1891-1962)

25
1 0
Jo-Jo White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cleveland Indians Managers of All Time
Jo-Jo White Dec. at 77 (1909-1986)