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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
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 ...more
Yogi Berra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Dick Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Managers
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, ...more
Honus Wagner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Sparky Anderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Frank Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Managers
Frank Robinson (August 31, 1935 – February 7, 2019) was an American former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He played for five teams from 1956 to 1976, and became the only player to ...more
Frank Chance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Managers
Frank Leroy Chance was an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, Chance played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees from 1898 through 1914. He also ...more
Bucky Walters is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Managers
William Henry "Bucky" Walters was an American Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Walters played for the Boston Braves, Boston Red Sox, ...more
Red Schoendienst is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Larry Parrish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Tris Speaker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Managers
Tristram E. Speaker, nicknamed "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player. Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League ...more
Alex Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Managers
Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, CBE, is a Scottish former football manager and player who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. His time at the club has led to Ferguson ...more
Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Managers
Anthony "Tony" La Russa, Jr. is an American professional baseball player, manager, and executive. He is best known for his tenures as manager of the Chicago White Sox, Oakland ...more
Casey Stengel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Managers
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, nicknamed "The Old Perfessor", was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in ...more
Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Managers
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 ...more
Bill Terry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Managers
William Harold Terry was a Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Terry was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954. In ...more
Bobby Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Managers
Robert Joseph "Bobby" Cox is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and manager. He first led the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981, and then managed the Toronto Blue Jays from ...more
Walter Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Managers
Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the ...more
George Kelly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Managers
George Lange Kelly, nicknamed "Long George" and "High Pockets", was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He played most of his MLB career for the New York Giants, but also ...more
Joe Tinker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Managers
Joseph Bert Tinker was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played from 1902 through 1916 for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball and the Chicago ...more
Roger Connor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Managers
Roger Connor was a 19th-century Major League Baseball player. He played for several teams, but his longest tenure was in New York, where he was responsible for the New York Gothams becoming ...more
Jake Beckley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Managers
Jacob Peter Beckley, nicknamed "Eagle Eye", was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. He played for several major league teams between 1888 and 1907. He was ...more
Connie Mack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Managers
Cornelius McGillicuddy, Sr., better known as Connie Mack, was an American professional baseball player, manager, and team owner. The longest-serving manager in Major League Baseball history, he ...more
Jerry Grote is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Managers
Gerald Wayne Grote is a former professional baseball player. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the New York Mets and was regarded as one of the best ...more
Larry Bowa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Managers
Lawrence Robert Bowa is a former professional baseball shortstop, former manager, and coach in Major League Baseball. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and New York Mets; ...more