Following Atlanta's 3-2 loss to the Giants Monday night in the National League Division Series, Braves manager Bobby Cox retired after 29 seasons as a major league skipper. That got us to thinking about the best managers of all time. How would you make that choice? Best win-loss ratio? Most World Series wins? We decided to use post-season playoff appearances. Drawing on Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballHall.org, here's our top five list.
Derek Jeter gave an Oscar-worthy performance by pretending to get hit by a pitch in an important game during the AL East pennant race.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. He bought the New York Yankees in 1973 for $10 million. Seven World Series titles later, the Yankees are worth more than $1 billion, due in large part to George Steinbrenner.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The New York Yankees won seven World Series titles under the ownership of George Steinbrenner.
George Steinbrenner and his wife Elizabeth watch a game in the 1970s. In 1973 Steinbrenner and a group of investors purchased the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. The team's 2008 season payroll was nearly $200 million.
Steinbrenner, a sporting legend, died early Tuesday. For more than 30 years, George Steinbrenner lived up to his billing as "the Boss."
George Steinbrenner passed on Tuesday morning. The New York Yankees under George Steinbrenner won seven World Series.
Horses exercise at Churchill Downs on April 26 in Louisville, Ky., ahead of the Kentucky Derby.