baseball List of Famous Managers

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List of famous managers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top managers in the world? This includes the most prominent managers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable managers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic managers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned managers.

List of famous people in baseball management ranges from Rogers Hornsby to Honus Wagner and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known managers to the lesser known managers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the manager field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous managers ever?" and "What are the names of famous managers?" then you're in the right place. 
Tommy Lasorda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Managers
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Thomas Charles "Tommy" Lasorda is a former Major League baseball player who has had a lengthy career in sports management. In 2009, he marked his sixth decade in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest non-continuous tenure anyone has had with the team, edging Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully by a single season. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 1997. ...more

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#9 on The Best MLB Managers of All Time

#78 on The Smartest Professional Athletes

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Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Managers
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Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a retired American Major League Baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career for the New York Yankees. He is widely regarded as one of the best catchers in baseball history. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. Berra was an All-Star for 15 seasons. He is one of only four players to be named the Most Valuable Player of the American League three times and is one of seven managers to lead both American and National League teams to the World Series. As a player, coach, or manager, Berra appeared in 21 World Series including 13 World Series championships. He was named to the Major League Baseball ...more

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#6 on The Greatest New York Yankees of All Time

#2 on The Greatest Catchers of All Time

#37 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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

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Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Managers
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Richard Hirschfeld "Dick" Williams was an American left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, sharp-tongued manager from 1967 to 1969 and from 1971 to 1988, he led teams to three American League pennants, one National League pennant, and two World Series triumphs. He is one of seven managers to win pennants in both major leagues, and joined Bill McKechnie in becoming only the second manager to lead three franchises to the Series. He and Lou Piniella are the only managers in history to lead four teams to seasons of 90 or more wins. Williams was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008 following ...more

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#53 on The Greatest Famous Magicians

#22 on The Best MLB Managers of All Time

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Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Managers
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Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wagner won eight batting titles, tied for the most in National League history with Tony Gwynn. He also led the league in slugging six times, and in stolen bases five times. Wagner was nicknamed "The Flying Dutchman" due to his superb speed and German heritage. In 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame inducted Wagner as one of the first five members. He received the second-highest vote total, behind Ty Cobb and tied with Babe Ruth. Although Cobb is frequently cited as the greatest player of the dead-ball era, some ...more

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#12 on The Best Hitters in Baseball History

#9 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

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

#1 on The Greatest Shortstops of All Time

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