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List of famous male baseball managers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male baseball managers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being baseball managers. There are thousand of males working as baseball managers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic baseball managers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a baseball manager then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male baseball managers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male baseball managers?" and "Who are the best male baseball managers?"
Sparky Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Baseball Managers
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George Lee "Sparky" Anderson was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976 championships, then added a third title in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers of the American League. He was the first manager to win the World Series in both leagues. His 2,194 career wins are the sixth most for a manager in Major League history. He was named American League Manager of the Year in 1984 and 1987. Anderson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1934-2010)

Birthplace: Bridgewater, South Dakota, United States of America

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#1 on The Best MLB Managers of All Time

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Red Schoendienst is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Baseball Managers
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Albert Fred "Red" Schoendienst is an American Major League Baseball coach, and former player and manager. An outstanding second baseman, he played for 19 years with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants and Milwaukee Braves, and was named to 10 All Star teams. He then managed the Cardinals from 1965 through 1976, the second-longest managerial tenure in the team's history. Under his direction, St. Louis won the 1967 and 1968 National League pennants and the 1967 World Series, and he was named National League Manager of the Year in both 1967 and 1968. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Schoendienst remains with the Cardinals as a special assistant coach; as of 2014 he has ...more

Age: 95

Birthplace: Germantown, Illinois, United States of America

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#25 on The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

#21 on The Best MLB Managers of All Time

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Larry Parrish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Baseball Managers
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Larry Alton Parrish is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and current manager of the Toledo Mud Hens. Parrish batted right-handed and played with the Montreal Expos, Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox. He also played two seasons in Japan, for the Yakult Swallows and the Hanshin Tigers. ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States of America

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#97 on The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time

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Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Baseball Managers
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Rogers Hornsby, Sr., nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns. Hornsby had 2,930 hits and 301 home runs in his career; his career .358 batting average is second only to Ty Cobb's average. He was named the National League's Most Valuable Player twice, and was a member of one World Series championship team. Born and raised in Texas, Hornsby played for several semi-professional and minor league teams. In 1915, he began his major league career with the St. Louis Cardinals and remained with the team for 12 ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1896-1963)

Birthplace: Winters, Texas, United States of America

Also Ranked

#5 on The Best Hitters in Baseball History

#10 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#1 on The Greatest Second Basemen of All Time

#18 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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