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Baseball The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time  

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Oakland Athletics managers have actually coached the team in three different cities, but the question stands - who is the best Oakland Athletics manager of all time? This list ranks every Oakland Athletics manager in the team's history from best to worst according to the votes of baseball fans like you. Consider all the Oakland A's managers, even going back to when they were the Philadelphia Athletics and the Kansas City Athletics. Vote up the best and winningest skippers in Athletics franchise history.

Connie Mack has to be a part of any conversation about the best Oakland A's coaches. He managed the Athletics for their first fifty seasons. In that time, Mack would win 3,582 games and five World Series championships. Dick Williams also had great success as the manager of the Athletics. Williams would lead the Athletics to back-to-back World Series championships in 1972 and 1973.

So who is the greatest Oakland Athletics skipper of all time? Your votes determine the answer, so vote up the best Oakland A's managers and vote down the coaches who just didn't cut it. Then rerank and check to see if your top coaches are among the greatest baseball coaches in the history of the game!
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1
11 4
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)

2
8 2
Connie Mack is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 94 (1862-1956)

3
10 4
Bob Melvin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 58

4
10 4
Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 75

5
9 5
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 61 (1928-1989)

6
7 3
Alvin Dark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 97

7
7 3
Ken Macha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 69

8
7 3
Art Howe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 73

9
4 1
Jimmy Dykes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1896-1976)

10
3 1
John McNamara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 87

11
2 0
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 84 (1917-2001)

12
2 1
Earle Mack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 77 (1890-1967)

13
2 1
Hank Bauer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)

14
1 0
Chuck Tanner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1928-2011)

15
1 1
Jeff Newman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 71

16
1 1
Harry Craft is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1915-1995)

17
1 1
Bob Elliott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 50 (1916-1966)

18
0 0
Jackie Moore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 80

19
0 0
Bobby Winkles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Bobby Winkles age 89

20
0 0
Eddie Lopat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)

21
0 0
Steve Boros is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1936-2010)

22
0 0
Mel McGaha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1926-2002)

23
0 0
Luke Appling is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 84 (1907-1991)

24
1 2
Joe Gordon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 63 (1915-1978)

25
0 1
Haywood Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Dec. at 73 (1930-2003)