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Who is the best Detroit Tigers manager in the team's decades as part of the MLB? This list of Detroit Tigers managers answers that vital question by ranking every Tigers coach according to the votes of baseball fans just like you. Your votes determine the greatest Motor City managers in franchise history, so vote up the top Tigers skippers and downvote the coaches you don't want to see anywhere near the list of baseball's greatest managers.

Mickey Cochrane managed lead the Tigers to their first World Series victory in 1935. Even more impressive: he did it as a player-manager. Steve O'Neill managed the Tigers to a World Series victory in 1945. After O'Neill's departure, it would be 23 years before the Tigers to win another World Series.

World Series wins aren't everything, however. With this Tigers manager list, it's about your votes, so vote up the greatest Detroit Tigers skippers ever. You will answer the seemingly unanswerable question: Who is the best Tigers coach of all time?
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Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Billy Martin Died at 61 (1928-1989)

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18 2
Sparky Anderson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Sparky Anderson Died at 76 (1934-2010)

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Jim Leyland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Jim Leyland age 71

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Mickey Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Mickey Cochrane Died at 59 (1903-1962)

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Ralph Houk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Ralph Houk Died at 91 (1919-2010)

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George Stallings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
George Stallings Died at 62 (1867-1929)

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5 2
Mayo Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Mayo Smith Died at 62 (1915-1977)

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4 1
Les Moss is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Les Moss Died at 87 (1925-2012)

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4 1
Hughie Jennings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Hughie Jennings Died at 59 (1869-1928)

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Ty Cobb is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Ty Cobb Died at 75 (1886-1961)

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Steve O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Steve O'Neill Died at 71 (1891-1962)

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3 1
Ed Barrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Ed Barrow Died at 85 (1868-1953)

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Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Joe Gordon Died at 63 (1915-1978)

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Chuck Dressen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Chuck Dressen Died at 68 (1898-1966)

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5 4
Alan Trammell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Alan Trammell age 59

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3 2
George Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
George Moriarty Died at 79 (1885-1964)

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2 1
Red Rolfe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Red Rolfe Died at 61 (1908-1969)

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2 1
Dick Tracewski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Dick Tracewski age 82

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2 1
Del Baker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Del Baker Died at 81 (1892-1973)

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2 1
Frank Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Frank Dwyer Died at 75 (1868-1943)

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Larry Parrish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Larry Parrish age 62

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5 5
Brad Ausmus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Brad Ausmus age 48

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2 2
Bobby Lowe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bobby Lowe Died at 86 (1865-1951)

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1 1
Fred Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Fred Hutchinson Died at 45 (1919-1964)

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1 1
Bob Scheffing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bob Scheffing Died at 72 (1913-1985)

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1 1
Luis Pujols is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Luis Pujols age 62

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1 1
Bob Swift is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bob Swift Died at 51 (1915-1966)

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1 1
Joe Schultz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Joe Schultz Died at 48 (1893-1941)

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1 1
Bucky Harris is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bucky Harris Died at 81 (1896-1977)

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Cy Perkins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Cy Perkins Died at 67 (1896-1963)

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1 2
Phil Garner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Phil Garner age 66

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1 2
Buddy Bell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Buddy Bell age 64

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1 2
Frank Skaff is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Frank Skaff Died at 78 (1910-1988)

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0 1
Jack Tighe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Jack Tighe

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Bill Norman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bill Norman Died at 52 (1910-1962)

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Jimmy Dykes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Jimmy Dykes Died at 80 (1896-1976)

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0 1
Bill Armour is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Bill Armour

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0 1
Billy Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Detroit Tigers Managers of All Time
Billy Hitchcock Died at 90 (1916-2006)