Sparky Anderson — American Coach born on February 22, 1934, died on November 04, 2010

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 title in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers of the American League. He was the first manager to win the World Series in both leagues. His 2,194 career wins are the sixth most for a manager in Major League history. He was named American League Manager of the Year in 1984 and 1987. Anderson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000... (wikipedia)

People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.
Good seasons start with good beginnings.
Just give me 25 guys on the last year of their contracts; I'll win a pennant every year.
Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.
Casey knew his baseball. He only made it look like he was fooling around. He knew every move that was ever invented and some that we haven't even caught on to yet.

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