Category Search - manager (Baseball manager)

(112 found)

Felipe Alou
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Felipe Rojas Alou
Also Known As:
Felipe Rojas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jesús Alou by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Matty Alou by 3 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee / Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos, Milwaukee Brewers. As manager, teams Montreal Expos, San Francisco Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sparky Anderson
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
George Lee Anderson
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Managed teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clarence Avant
business, producer, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Alexander Avant
Nickname(s):
Godfather of Black Music
The Black Godfather
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Music executive, entrepreneur, and film producer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry7 October 2016

Dusty Baker
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Johnnie B. Baker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager of team San Francisco Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sacramento Walk of Stars A star at 18th Street between L Street and Capitol Avenue28 August 2019

Sal Bando
baseball, sports analyst, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Salvatore Leonard Bando
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams Arizona State University, Kansas City Athletics, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buzzie Bavasi
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Bavasi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

General manager of the teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers from 1951 to 1968.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Don Baylor
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Edward Baylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designated hitter and left fielder. Teams Baltimore Orioles, California Angels, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Oakland Athletics. Manager, teams Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elgin Baylor
basketball, coach, manager, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elgin Gay Baylor
Nickname(s):
Rabbit
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward. Team Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers. General manager team Los Angeles Clippers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Beane
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
William Lamar Beane III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder teams New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, Oakland Athletics. General manager and minority owner of the Athletics. Subject of book and movie Moneyball.

Buddy Bell
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
David Gus Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros. As manager, teams Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Yogi Berra
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Peter Berra
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. "It ain't over till it's over". Teams New York Yankees, New York Mets, Houston Astros, Norfolk Tars, Newark Bears.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6322 Delmar Boulevard

Hi Bithorn
baseball, manager, killed by police

Real/Birth Name:
Hiram Gabriel Bithorn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right-handed pitcher who became the first baseball player from Puerto Rico in Major League Baseball. Teams Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox. Shot by a policeman in Mexico.

Lou Boudreau
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Boudreau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams University of Illinois, Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox. Manager, teams Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Athletics, Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Bradley (baseball)
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
William Joseph Bradley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams Chicago Orphans, Cleveland Blues, Cleveland Bronchos, Cleveland Naps, Brooklyn Tip-Tops, Kansas City Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chico Carrasquel
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Alfonso Carrasquel Colón
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Athletics, Baltimore Orioles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Carter
famous, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gene Carter
Nickname(s):
Bob
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Managed career of children.

Tamika Catchings
basketball, manager, activist, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Tamika Devonne Catchings
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 1 inches (185.42 cm)

Brief Facts:

Born with a hearing impairment. Small forward. Teams University of Tennessee, Indiana Fever, Chuncheon Woori Bank Hansae, Spartak Moscow, Lotos Gdynia, Galatasaray. 15 years with the fever. Olympic Gold Medal 2004. Olympic Gold Medal 2008. Olympic Gold Medal 2012. Olympic Gold Medal 2016.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Chance
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Leroy Chance
Nickname(s):
Husk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers. Player-manager and first baseman. Team Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Oscar Charleston
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Oscar McKinley Charleston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 9 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Negro League teams Indianapolis ABC's, Chicago American Giants, Lincoln Stars, Hilldale Club, St. Louis Giants, Harrisburg Giants, Philadelphia Hilldales, Homestead Grays, Pittsburgh Crawfords.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Clarke
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Clifford Clarke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder / manager.Teams Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ty Cobb
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Tyrus Raymond Cobb
Nickname(s):
the Georgia Peach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Record setting outfielder for team Detroit Tigers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Coleman
military, aviator, baseball, manager, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Concepción
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Dave Ismael Concepción Benitez
Also Known As:
David Concepción
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Tigres de Aragua.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Cox
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Joseph Cox
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, team New York Yankees. Managed teams Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Craig (baseball)
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Lee Craig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies. Manager, teams San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Joe Cronin
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Edward Cronin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 35 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

D-Roc (manager)
manager, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Damion Butler
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Plea of guilty for shooting gun at a recording studio with C-Gutta. Former manager of Lil' Kim.

Bucky Dent
baseball, manager, model, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Earl O'Dey
Also Known As:
Russell Earl Dent
Nickname(s):
Bucky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Raised by his uncle and aunt. Shortstop. Teams Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals, later managing the Yankees. Television movie Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leo Durocher
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Ernest Durocher
Nickname(s):
Leo the Lip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Laraine Day by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, fielder. Teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers. Managed teams Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Taiheiyo Club Lions. Over 2,000 career victories as a manager.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Dyer
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Hawley Dyer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder, first base. Team St. Louis Cardinals. Gravestone shows birth year 1900, in error.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Evers
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Evers
Also Known As:
John J Evers
Nickname(s):
Trojan
The Crab
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Tinkers to Evers to Chance" - see also Frank Chance, Joe Tinker. Second base. Team Chicago Cubs.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bibb Falk
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Bibb August Falk
Nickname(s):
Jockey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left field. Teams Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Ferry
basketball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Dean Ferry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 8 inches (203.2 cm)

Brief Facts:

Center, power forward. Teams Saint Louis University, St. Louis Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Baltimore Bullets. General manager.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Terry Francona
baseball, manager, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Terrence Jon Francona
Nickname(s):
Tito
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

First base, outfield. Teams University of Arizona, Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers. Manager, teams Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians. Coach, teams Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kirk Gibson
baseball, manager, sports analyst, football

Real/Birth Name:
Kirk Harold Gibson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder (baseball) and All-American wide receiver in college football team Michigan State University. MLB teams Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates. Manager, baseball teams Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Pedro Guerrero
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Pedro Guerrero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman / Outfielder / Third baseman. Teams Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals. World Series MVP (1981).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Ozzie Guillen
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Oswaldo Jose Guillen Barrios
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Manager team Chicago White Sox also played for them.

Gutta
manager, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Ron Robinson
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Manager of rapper Ja Rule. Accused with Irv Gotti, Supreme.

Granny Hamner
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Granville Wilbur Hamner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Team Philadelphia Phillies. Minor league manager and relief pitcher.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bucky Harris
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Raymond Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers. As manager teams Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy Helms
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Tommy Vann Helms
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox. Managed the Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Whitey Herzog
baseball, manager, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Washington Senators, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6152 Delmar Boulevard

Gil Hodges
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Ray Hodge
Also Known As:
Gilbert Ray Hodges
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 2 days before his 48th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager, teams Washington Senators, New York Mets.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Rogers Hornsby
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Rogers Hornsby
Nickname(s):
The Rajah
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder, manager, coach for teams St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6699 Delmar Boulevard

Sol Hurok
manager

Real/Birth Name:
Solomon Izrailevich Gurkov
Соломон Израилевич Гурков
Also Known As:
Solomon Isaievich Hurok
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 35 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager and impresario. Presented ballet and opera, singers and musical events.

Davey Johnson
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
David Allen Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second baseman. Teams Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Yomiuri Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs. As manager, teams New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Tom Kelly
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Jay Thomas Kelly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First baseman, then manager, team Minnesota Twins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Kessinger
baseball, manager, coach, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eulon Kessinger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox. Head baseball coach at team University of Mississippi. Novel Calico Joe.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harvey Kuenn
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Kuenn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder / shortstop, later coach and manager. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tony La Russa
baseball, manager, coach, lawyer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony La Russa Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Kansas City / Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs. As manager, teams Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nap Lajoie
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Nap Lajoie
Also Known As:
Larry Lajoie
Nickname(s):
The Frenchman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Naps.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy Lasorda
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Charles Lasorda
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and manager - best known as manager of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Cookie Lavagetto
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Arthur Lavagetto
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Oaks.

Jim Leyland
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
James Richard Leyland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 15 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cach, team Chicago White Sox. Manager, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ted Lyons
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Amar Lyons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, manager. Team Chicago White Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Connie Mack
manager, baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy
Nickname(s):
The Tall Tactician
Grand Old Man of Baseball.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm)

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Catcher, teams Washington Nationals, Buffalo Bisons, Pittsburgh Pirates. Owner and manager of baseball team Philadelphia Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earle Mack
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Earle Thaddeus McGillicuddy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
uncle of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Connie Mack Jr. by 22 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Team Philadelphia Athletics.

Larry MacPhail
baseball, lawyer, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leland Stanford MacPhail
Also Known As:
Leland Stanford MacPhail Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Teams Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees as club president, general manager. One-third owner of the Yankees from 1945 through 1947.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lee MacPhail
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Leland Stanford MacPhail Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Front-office executive.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Diego Maradona
soccer, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Diego Armando Maradona Franco
Nickname(s):
El Pibe de Oro
The Golden Boy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Argentina football star. Attacking midfielder, second striker. Heart attack.

Rabbit Maranville
baseball, manager, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter James Vincent Maranville
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Robins, St. Louis Cardinals. Known for his antics. Considered excellent at defensive play. Barbershop quartet tenor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Martin
baseball, manager, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Manuel Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Alfred Manuel Pesano
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aggressive manager of the team New York Yankees. Name Billy from his grandmother calling him "Bello" in Italian. Name changed by his mother. Died in a car accident - he was a passenger.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Mathews
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Lee Mathews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman. Teams Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe McCarthy (baseball)
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manger team New York Yankees from 1931 to 1946.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike McCormack
football, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph McCormack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Cleveland Browns. As coach of manager, teams Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Colts, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill McKechnie
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
William Boyd McKechnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third base, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Yankees, Indianapolis Hoosiers/Newark Peppers, New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds. Manager, teams Newark Peppers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Braves/Boston Bees, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack McKeon
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
John Aloysius McKeon
Nickname(s):
Trader Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager, teams Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bid McPhee
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
John Alexander McPhee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Cincinnati Reds. Considered the finest second baseman of the nineteenth century. Played barehanded defense until 1896.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Molitor
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leo Molitor
Nickname(s):
Molly
The Ignitor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop and second base. Teams Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy Mottola
producer, business, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Daniel Mottola
Also Known As:
T.D. Valentine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mariah Carey by 20 years.
husband of
Older than Thalía by 22 years.

Brief Facts:

Former head of Sony Music Entertainment. Managed careers of many performers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry10 October 2019

Ozzie Newsome
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Ozzie Newsome Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Wizard of Oz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Alabama, Cleveland Browns. General manager of the team Baltimore Ravens.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lefty O'Doul
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Joseph O'Doul
Nickname(s):
Frank
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left-handed pitcher, outfielder. Teams San Francisco Seals, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Robins. Now called the Dodgers. Record number of hits in a season, 1929. Instrumental in establishment of baseball in Japan, team Tokyo Giants. Restaurant owner in San Francisco. A non-alcoholic beer is named for him.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buck O'Neil
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
John Jordan O'Neil
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Negro league player and coach. Team Kansas City Monarchs as a first baseman and manager. Coach and scout for team Chicago Cubs. The oldest man ever to make a plate appearance in a professional game at age 94, in July 2006. One vote shy of the hall of fame at a special vote in 2006.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Oates
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lane Oates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58, 28 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher for MLB teams Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees. Manager for teams Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers. Died of a brain tumor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Mel Ott
baseball, manager, accident, vehicle crash, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Thomas Ott
Nickname(s):
Master Melvin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right Fielder. Player and manager for team New York Giants. Died in car accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Colonel Tom Parker
manager

Real/Birth Name:
Andreas Cornelius van Kuijk
Also Known As:
Tom Parker
Col. Tom Parker
Nickname(s):
Colonel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager of Elvis Presley.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 S. Palm Canyon Drive27 March 1994

Tony Pena
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Antonio Francisco Pena Padilla
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Managers for team Kansas City Royals.

Herb Pennock
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jefferis Pennock
Nickname(s):
The Squire of Kennett Square
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 11 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lou Piniella
baseball, manager, sports analyst, actor, tv

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Victor Piniella
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees. As manager, teams New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Chicago Cubs. Made television commercials.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Double Duty Radcliffe
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Roosevelt Radcliffe
Also Known As:
Ted Radcliffe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
103, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher and pitcher Negro Leagues.

Branch Rickey
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Branch Rickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented the minor league farm system.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6631 Delmar Boulevard

Cal Ripken Sr.
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Edwin Ripken
Also Known As:
Cal Ripken
Calvin Edwin Ripken Sr.
Nickname(s):
Rip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Coach and manager, team Baltimore Orioles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Roberts (baseball)
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
David Ray Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants. Manager, teams Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Frank Robinson
baseball, manager, coach, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder and manager. Teams Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, California Angels, Cleveland Indians. The first African-American hired as manager. As manager, teams Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals. As coach, teams California Angels, Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Buck Rodgers
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Leroy Rodgers
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Manager teams Milwaukee Brewers, Montreal Expos.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pete Rose
baseball, manager, criminal, wrestling, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Edward Rose
Also Known As:
Peter Edward Rose Sr.
Nickname(s):
Charlie Hustle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played for and managed the Cincinnati Reds. Set many performance records. Banned from baseball by A. Bartlett Giamatti for betting on baseball. Convicted of tax evasion.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pants Rowland
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Henry Rowland
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Managed team Chicago White Sox. Never played in the majors.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ryne Sandberg
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Ryne Dee Sandberg
Nickname(s):
Ryno
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Team Chicago Cubs. Manager team Tennessee Smokies.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Red Schoendienst
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Fred Schoendienst
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Shane-deenst." Teams St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Milwaukee Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6634 Delmar Boulevard

Tex Schramm
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Texas Earnest Schramm Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

President and general manager of team Dallas Cowboys.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Scioscia
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lorri Scioscia
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced SOH-sha. Catcher and coach team Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager teams Anaheim Angels, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Buck Showalter
baseball, manager, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
William Nathaniel Showalter III
Also Known As:
Nat Showalter
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Manager for baseball teams Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Sisler
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Sisler
Nickname(s):
Gentleman George
Gorgeous George
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Teams St. Louis Browns, Washington Senators, Boston Braves.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6651 Delmar Boulevard

Duke Snider
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Donald Snider
Nickname(s):
The Silver Fox
The Duke of Flatbush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Brooklyn Dodgers. Center field. Eight-time All-Star.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tris Speaker
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Tristram E. Speaker
Nickname(s):
The Grey Eagle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center fielder. Later manager. Teams Boston Americans/Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators, Philadelphia Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Casey Stengel
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Dillon Stengel
Nickname(s):
The Old Perfessor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfield. Team Brooklyn Dodgers 1912-1917. Best known as manager of team New York Yankees.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Birdie Tebbetts
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Tebbetts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher teams Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians. Managed teams Cincinnati Redlegs, Milwaukee Braves, Cleveland Indians.

Patsy Tebeau
baseball, manager, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Oliver Wendell Tebeau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Player-manager. Teams Chicago White Stockings, Cleveland Spiders. Committed suicide - shot himself.

Tommy Thomas
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Alphonse Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Torre
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Paul Torre
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher, first base, third base. Teams Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals. Manager same teams plus New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Alan Trammell
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Stuart Trammell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop, then manaager, coach. Team Detroit Tigers then as manager, also at team Arizona Diamondbacks and first base coach at team San Diego Padres.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ted Turner
business, baseball, tv, manager, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Edward Turner III
Also Known As:
R.E. Turner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Jane Fonda by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Owner of team Atlanta Braves. Manager for 1 game. Movie Gods and Generals. Founder of CNN cable news network and other networks.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry7 April 2002

Bill Virdon
baseball, manager, coach

Real/Birth Name:
William Charles Virdon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates. As manager, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Montreal Expos.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Wallace
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick John Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 1 day before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Infielder and pitcher, later scout. Teams Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Perfectos, St. Louis Browns, St. Louis Cardinals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Montgomery Ward
baseball, manager, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
John Montgomery Ward
Also Known As:
Monte Ward
John M. Ward
Nickname(s):
Monte
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, shortstop, second baseman and manager. Teams Providence Grays, New York Gothams, Brooklyn Ward's Wonders, Brooklyn Grooms, New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry West
basketball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Alan West
Nickname(s):
Mr. Outside
Mr. Clutch
The Logo
Zeke from Cabin Creek
Tweety Bird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Los Angeles Lakers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ted Williams
baseball, manager, military, aviator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Teddy Samuel Williams
Also Known As:
Theodore Samuel Williams
Nickname(s):
The Kid
The Splendid Splinter
Teddy Ballgame
The Thumper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named Teddy for president Teddy Roosevelt. Name changed to Theodore on birth certificate later. Book The Science of Hitting. Left field for team Boston Red Sox. Marine Corps pilot during World War II and the Korean War.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maury Wills
baseball, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Morning Wills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Shortstop. Teams Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Expos. Manager team Seattle Mariners.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Bobby Winkles
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Brooks Winkles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Arizona State University, Oakland Athletics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Woman
manager, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus
Also Known As:
Nancy Elizabeth Daus Sullivan Benoit
Fallen Angel
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 32 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21

Relationships:

wife of
Chris Benoit, until she died.
Older than Chris Benoit by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Manager of wrestlers. Murdered by strangulation, invesigators say, by her husband, the time is uncertain.

George Young (football Exec)
football, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
George Bernard Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Assistant coach, team Baltimore Colts. General manager team New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tank Younger
football, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Lawrence Younger
Also Known As:
Paul "Tank" Younger
Nickname(s):
Tank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and linebacker. Teams Grambling State University, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers. Assistant general manager with team San Diego Chargers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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