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Baseball The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time  

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San Diego Padres managers have covered every base throughout their years in the MLB, but who is the best San Diego Padres manager of all time? This list answers that question by ranking every Padres manager from best to worst according to the votes of baseball fans. So vote up your top San Diego Padres coaches to change the list order and determine once and for all just who managed the Padres best.

Bruce Bochy is the Padres' all-time leader for the regular-season game wins with 951. He also lead the Padres to a World Series in 1998. Dick Williams is the only other Padres manager to take the team to a World Series, which he did in 1984. Williams is also the only Padres manager in Baseball Hall of Fame.

So it's up to you to decide the greatest San Diego Padres skipper in franchise history. Vote up the winningest San Diego Padres managers. They don't have to be the best MLB managers of all time, though, because you can also vote up the coaches you just liked the most.
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17 2
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)

2
19 4
Bruce Bochy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 64

3
12 5
Bud Black is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Dec. at 73 (1932-2005)

4
9 3
Jerry Coleman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Dec. at 90 (1924-2014)

5
8 6
Jack McKeon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 89

6
5 4
Larry Bowa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 74

7
4 3
Preston Gómez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Preston Gómez Dec. at 86 (1923-2009)

8
4 4
Don Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1931-2014)

9
5 6
Alvin Dark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 97

10
4 5
John McNamara is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 87

11
2 3
Dave Roberts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 47

12
6 8
Roger Craig is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 89

13
5 7
Bob Skinner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 88

14
3 5
Steve Boros is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1936-2010)

15
3 5
Greg Riddoch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Greg Riddoch

16
1 3
Pat Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
Pat Murphy Dec. at 70 (1857-1927)

17
1 4
Frank Howard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 83

18
0 4
Jim Riggleman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Diego Padres Managers of All Time
age 67