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The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time 

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Updated August 28, 2018 659 votes 103 voters 1.2k views

Who is the best Minnesota Twins manager of all time? This list answers that question by ranking every Minnesota Twins manager from best to worst according to votes from savvy baseball fans. So contribute by voting up your top Minnesota Twins coaches, and while you do, ponder statistics like regular and postseason records, as well as World Series wins.

The first manager to lead the Twins to a World Series title was Bucky Harris in 1924. Harris is also the longest tenured Twins manager with 2,776 games under his belt. Tom Kelly managed the Twins to their first World Series in over fifty years. Kelly's Twins won the the 1987 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Vote up the best and winningest Minnesota Twins managers to determine the greatest Twins manager in franchise history. You can also vote up a skipper based on intangibles. And don't forget to check the list of the greatest MLB managers of all time to see if your favorites made the cut.
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1
Tom Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Age: 69
2
Cal Ermer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1923-2009)
3
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 59 (1887-1946)
4
Sam Mele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Age: 97
5
Clark Griffith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1869-1955)
6
Bucky Harris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 81 (1896-1977)
7
Ossie Bluege is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1900-1985)
8
Ron Gardenhire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Age: 62
9
Joe Cronin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1906-1984)
10
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 61 (1928-1989)
11
Bill Rigney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1918-2001)
12
Tom Loftus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 54 (1856-1910)
13
Malachi Kittridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Malachi Kittridge Dec. at 59 (1869-1928)
14
Gene Mauch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1925-2005)
15
Jim Manning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1862-1929)
16
Jake Stahl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 43 (1879-1922)
17
Jimmy McAleer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1864-1931)
18
Paul Molitor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Age: 63
19
Johnny Goryl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Johnny Goryl Age: 86
20
Joe Kuhel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1906-1984)
21
George McBride is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 93 (1880-1973)
22
Patsy Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 88 (1865-1953)
23
Donie Bush is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1887-1972)
24
Joseph D. Cantillon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Joseph D. Cantillon
25
Frank Quilici is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Twins Managers of All Time
Frank Quilici Age: 80