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Baseball The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time  

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The Washington Nationals have had their fair share of managers, but just who is the best Washington Nationals manager of all time? We're ranking every Washington Nationals manager in the team's history from best to worst based on the votes of baseball fans. As you vote up your top Washington Nationals coaches, ponder stats like World Series wins and records in both the regular and postseason. Are your favorite skippers among the best MLB managers in the league's history?

Jim Fanning is the only manager in franchise history to take the team to the playoffs during the Montreal Expos era. Fanning spent his entire managing career with the Expos/Nationals. Davey Johnson was the first manager to lead the franchise to the playoffs since the team relocated to Washington. Johnson's Nationals made it to the postseason in 2012, the same year he won NL Manager of the Year.

Who is the greatest Washington Nationals skipper of all time? Vote up the best and winningest Washington Nationals managers or upvote any coach you personally liked.
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12 3
Davey Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 75

2
6 1
Jim Riggleman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 66

3
7 2
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time

4
7 2
Gene Mauch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Died at 80 (1925-2005)

5
8 3
Felipe Alou is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 83

6
6 2
Jim Fanning is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Jim Fanning age 91

7
4 0
Jeff Torborg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 77

8
5 2
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Died at 82 (1929-2011)

9
5 2
Charlie Fox is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Died at 83 (1921-2004)

10
5 2
Manny Acta is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Manny Acta age 49

11
4 1
Tom Runnells is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 63

12
4 2
Buck Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Buck Rodgers age 80

13
3 1
Bill Virdon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 87

14
3 2
John McLaren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 67

15
3 2
Karl Otto Kuehl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
Karl Otto Kuehl

16
3 6
Matt Williams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Nationals Managers of All Time
age 53