Which MLB managers were fired in 2021? This list of MLB managers fired in 2021 shows that managing a professional sports team is never easy. MLB managers face many challenges week in, week out, whether its' injuries, bad beats, and supernatural performances from opposing teams. However, at a point, the buck must stop somewhere, and that somewhere is the head manager. Not every MLB manager is an All-Timer, and some of the coaches on this list might actually be among the worst MLB managers of all time. But, who are the best MLB head coaches fired this year? Which MLB managers got the axe too soon? Who deserves another spin around the MLB coaching carousel?
Many would consider St. Louis Cardinals head coach Mike Shildt to be the best MLB manager fired in 2021, having won 56% of his games. Then there's New York Mets head coach Luis Rojas, a young upstart manager who has reportedly already been offered a job win the New York Yankees. Other MLB managers fired in 2021 include Jayce Tingler, who led the Padres to a winning record.
Vote up the MLB managers who deserve another shot on the sidelines, or the MLB manager you'd love to see your team hire.
Fired on October 14, 2021
Record: 252–199 (.559) in three seasons
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Fired on October 6, 2021
Record: 116–106 (.523) in two seasons
Fired on October 4, 2021
Record: 103–119 (.464) in two seasons