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Coaches 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
9 2
Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 74

2
8 2
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died at 82 (1929-2011)

3
6 1
Connie Mack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died at 94 (1862-1956)

4
8 3
Billy Martin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died at 61 (1928-1989)

5
7 3
Bob Melvin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 57

6
6 2
Art Howe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 72

7
6 3
Alvin Dark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 96

8
6 3
Ken Macha is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 68

9
4 1
Jimmy Dykes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died 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 86

11
2 0
Lou Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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 70

16
1 1
Harry Craft is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died 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
Died 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 79

19
0 0
Bobby Winkles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Bobby Winkles age 88

20
0 0
Eddie Lopat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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
Died 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
Died at 73 (1930-2003)

26
0 1
Bob Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died at 85 (1920-2005)

27
0 1
Jim Marshall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 81

28
0 1
Eddie Joost is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Died at 95 (1916-2011)

29
0 1
Jack McKeon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
age 88

30
0 2
Bob Geren is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Oakland Athletics Managers of All Time
Bob Geren age 57