Former Managers

Unofficial contract information collected from agents and various media reports.
     
Manny Acta Manager 
Cleveland, Washington

  • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013 club option
    • hired by Cleveland 10/25/09, replacing Eric Wedge
  • Washington, 2007-09
    • hired by Washington 11/06, replacing Frank Robinson
    • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009-10 club options
    • Washington exercised 2009 option 9/28/07
    • fired by Washington 7/12/09

Dusty Baker Manager 
Cincinnati, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco

  • 2 years (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/15/12
    • annual salaries of about $3.5M
    • fired by Cincinnati 10/4/13
  • 2 years (2011-12)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 10/4/10
  • 3 years/about $10.5M (2008-10)
    • hired by Cincinnati 10/12/07, replacing interim manager Pete Mackanin
    • annual salaries of about $3.5M
  • Manager, Chicago Cubs (2003-06)
    • 4 years/$15M (2003-06) (04: $3.25M), hired 11/02
    • Cubs announced Baker would not return for 2007 9/06
  • Manager, San Francisco (1993-2002)
    • 2 years/$5.25M (2001-02)

Buddy Bell Manager 
Detroit, Colorado, Kansas City

  • Chicago White Sox, 2008-present
    • promoted to Vice President, Assistant GM 11/2/12
    • Vice President, Player Development & Special Assignments, 2012
    • Director, Player Development, 2009-11
    • Director, Minor-League Instruction, 2008
  • 3 years (2005-07)
    • hired as manager by Kansas City 5/05, replacing interim manager Bob Schaefer
    • $0.825M salary in 2007
    • resigned 9/30/07
  • Colorado, 2000-02
  • Detroit, 1996-98

Larry Bowa Manager 
Philadelphia, San Diego

  • 1 year (2004), plus 2005 club option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia exercised 2005 option 12/03
    • fired by Philadelphia 10/3/04
  • 2 years (2001-02), plus 2003 option
    • hired as manager by Philadelphia 11/1/00
    • Philadelphia exercised 2003 option
  • San Diego, 1987-88

Bobby Cox Manager
Atlanta, Toronto

  • 1 year (2006), plus extension through 2009
    • signed extension through 2007 with Atlanta 3/06
    • signed extension through 2008 with Atlanta 4/07 (salary of about $3M)
    • signed extension through 2009 with Atlanta 5/23/08 (salary of about $3M)
    • signed extension through 2010 with Atlanta 9/23/09
  • 1 year (2004), plus 2005 club option
    • signed extension 3/03 (expected to pay about $1.5M-$2M/year)
    • club exercised 2005 option worth about $2.6M 4/04
  • 2 years (1998-99), plus 2000 club option
    • signed extension 6/14/96
  • 2 years (1996-97), signed extension 7/22/95
  • 2 years/$0.7M (1994-95)
    • signed extension paying more than $0.35M annually 12/19/92
  • assumed managerial duties 6/1990, giving up GM post after 1990 season
  • 5 years/$2.25M (1986-90)
    • hired as Atlanta GM 10/23/85
    • at signing, most lucrative contract ever given a GM
  • Toronto, 1982-85
    • 1 year (1985), signed extension 9/28/84
    • 1 year (1984)
    • 1 year (1983), signed extension 9/1/82
    • 1 year (1982), hired 10/16/1981
  • Atlanta, 1978-81
  • agent: CS & E (Career Sports & Entertainment)

Cito Gaston Manager 
Toronto

  • 2 years/about $4M (2009-10)
    • signed extension with Toronto 9/25/08
    • signed 4-year consulting contract with Toronto 10/30/09, to begin after managerial contract expires at end of 2010 season
  • 1 year (2008)
    • hired by Toronto 6/20/08, replacing John Gibbons
  • Manager, Toronto (1990-97)

Bob Geren Manager 
Oakland

  • 1 year (2010), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with Oakland 3/24/09
    • Oakland exercised 2011 option 9/11/10
  • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
    • hired by Oakland 11/06, replacing Ken Macha
    • 07:$0.5M. Oakland exercised 2009 option 9/24/07

Ozzie Guillen Manager 
Miami, Chicago White Sox

  • 4 years/$10M (2012-15)
    • hired by Miami 9/28/11, replacing Jack McKeon
    • fired by Miami 10/23/12
  • 3 years (2009-11), plus 2012 option
    • signed extension with White Sox 9/11/07
    • option becomes guaranteed with division title in 2011
    • White Sox exercised 2012 option 1/21/11 
    • released from final year of contract by White Sox 9/26/11
  • 2 years (2007-08), plus 2009 club option
    • signed extension with White Sox 5/05
    • White Sox also picked up 2006 option 5/05
    • 07:$1.1M
  • 2 years (2004-05), plus 2006 club option
    • hired 11/03, replacing Jerry Manuel

Trey Hillman Manager 
Kansas City

  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • hired by Kansas City 10/07, replacing Buddy Bell
    • fired by Kansas City 5/13/10
  • Manager, Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters (2003-07)
  • Director of Player Development, Texas (2002)
  • Manager, NY Yankees’ minor-league system (1990-2001)

A.J. Hinch Manager 
Arizona

  • 4 years (2009-12)
    • selected as manager by Arizona 5/8/09, replacing Bob Melvin
    • fired by Arizona 7/1/10
  • Director, Player Development for Arizona, 8/06-5/09

Davey Johnson Manager 
Washington, LA Dodgers, Baltimore, Cincinnati, NY Mets

  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • selected by Washington as manager 6/26/11, replacing interim manager John McLaren and manager Jim Riggleman, who resigned
    • Johnson
      signed three-year consulting contract, agreeing to serve as manager for
      remainder of 2011 season and advise club on hiring of the Nationals’
      next manager
  • LA Dodgers, 1999-2000
  • Baltimore, 1996-97
  • Cincinnati, 1993-95
  • NY Mets, 1984-90

Tony La Russa Manager
St. Louis, Oakland, Chicago White Sox

  • 1 year (2011), plus 2012 mutual option
    • signed extension with St. Louis 10/19/10
    • retired 10/31/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 10/26/09
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2008-09)
    • signed extension with St. Louis paying more than $4M annually 10/22/07
  • 3 years/about $8.25M (2005-07)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/05
    • 07:$2.8M
  • 2 years/about $4M (2002-03), plus $2M 2004 club option
  • 2 years (2000-01)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 10/99
  • 2 years/$3M (1996-97), plus 1998 club option
    • hired by St. Louis 10/95
  • Oakland A’s, 1986 – 1995
    • 4 years/more than $1M (1986-1989)
      • signed multi-year contract 7/86
      • paid about $333,000 annually, 1987-1990
    • 3 years (1990-92)
      • signed extension with Oakland 7/89
    • 2 years (1993-94)
    • 3 years (1995-97)
      • signed extension with Oakland 10/94
      • reportedly earned annual salary of $1.5M in final year
      • exercised right to void final 2 years of contract with A’s when the Oakland franchise was sold in 1995
  • Chicago White Sox, 1979 – 1986
    • hired 8/79
    • 1 year (1980), re-signed 10/79
    • 2 years (1982-83), re-signed 11/81
    • 1 year (1984), signed extension 4/83
    • 1 year (1985), re-signed 10/84
    • 1 year (1986), re-signed 10/85
    • fired 6/86

Jim Leyland Manager
Detroit, Colorado, Florida, Pittsburgh

  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed extension worth more than $2M with Detroit 10/30/12
    • retired 10/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed extension with Detroit 8/8/11
  • 2 years (2010-11)
    • signed extension with Detroit 6/19/09
  • 3 years (2006-08), plus 2009 extension
    • hired 10/05, replacing Alan Trammell
    • 07:$2M
    • signed extension with Detroit 10/2/07
  • Colorado, 1999
  • Florida, 1997-98
  • Pittsburgh, 1986-96

Ken Macha Manager 
Milwaukee, Oakland

  • 2 years (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
    • hired by Milwaukee 10/30/08, replacing interim manager Dale Sveum
    • Milwaukee added 2011 club option 10/5/09
    • Milwaukee declined 2011 option 10/4/10
  • 3 years/$2.6M (2006-08)
    • hired by Oakland 10/05
    • fired by Oakland 10/06

Charlie Manuel Manager
Philadelphia, Cleveland

  • 2 years (2012-13)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 3/10/11
    • fired by Philadelphia 8/16/13
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2011)
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 12/10/08
    • Philadelphia also exercised 2010 option as part of 2011 deal
  • 2 years/$3M (2008-09), plus 2010 club option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 10/9/07
    • 08:$1.5M (est.), 09:$1.5M, 10:$1.7M club option
  • 3 years (2005-07)
    • 07:$0.8M
    • hired as manager by Philadelphia 11/4/04, replacing Larry Bowa
  • special assistant to the GM, 2003-04 (Philadelphia)
  • manager, 2000-2002 (Cleveland) (fired 7/11/02)

Jerry Manuel Manager 
NY Mets, Chicago White Sox

  • 2 years/about $1.5M (2009-10), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets as permanent manager 10/3/08
    • fired by NY Mets 10/4/10
  • 1 year (2008)
    • promoted to manager on interim basis by NY Mets 6/17/08
  • Chicago White Sox, 1998-2003

Brad Mills Manager 
Houston

  • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
    • hired by Houston 10/27/09
    • Houston exercised 2012 option and added 2013 club option 10/8/10
  • Boston, 2004-2009 (bench coach)
  • Montreal, 2003 (bench coach)
  • Philadelphia, 1997-2000 (first base coach)
  • minor-league manager, 1987-96, 2002

Tony Pena Manager 
Kansas City

  • NY Yankees, 2006-present (1B coach 2006-08, bench coach 2009-present)
  • 2 years (2005-06)
    • signed extension with Kansas City 10/03
    • resigned 5/05, but was to be paid through 2006 & remain with club before taking a coaching job with the Yankees for the 2006 season
  • 3 years/about $1.3M (2002-04)
    • hired by Kansas City 2001, replacing Tony Muser

Lou Piniella Manager 
Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay, Seattle, Cincinnati, NY Yankees

  • 3 years/$10M (2007-09), plus 2010 club option
    • hired by Chicago Cubs 10/06, replacing Dusty Baker, who had a 4-year deal (2003-06) worth about $15M
    • Cubs exercised $4M option for 2010 9/30/08
  • 4 years/$13M (2003-06) (Tampa Bay)
    • hired by Tampa Bay 10/02 after being released from final year of contract with Seattle
    • Tampa Bay bought out final year of contract 10/05, with Piniella receiving $2.2M of 2006 salary
  • 3 years/$6.5M – $7M (2001-03) (Seattle)
  • Cincinnati, 1990-92
  • NY Yankees, 1986-88

Mike Quade Manager 
Chicago Cubs

  • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • selected as permanent manager 10/19/10
  • 1 year (2010)
    • hired as interim manager 8/22/10, replacing Lou Piniella

Jim Riggleman Manager 
Washington, Chicago Cubs, Seattle, San Diego

  • 2 years (2010-11), plus 2012 club option
    • selected by Washington as permanent manager 11/12/09
    • 11:$0.6M, 12:$0.6M club option
    • club may dismiss Riggleman after 2010 season and pay buyout
    • resigned 6/23/11, with John McLaren serving as interim manager 6/24-26
  • 1 year (2009)
    • hired by Washington as interim manager 7/12/09, replacing Manny Acta
  • Seattle, 2008
  • Chicago Cubs, 1995-99
  • San Diego, 1992-94

John Russell Manager 
Pittsburgh

  • 2 years/$1.6M (2008-09), plus 2010, 2011 club options
    • hired by Pittsburgh 11/5/07
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2010 club option 2/21/09
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2011 club option during 2009-10 off-season
    • fired by Pittsburgh 10/4/10

Dale Sveum Manager
Chicago Cubs

  • 3 years (2012-14)
    • hired by Chicago Cubs as manager 11/17/11
    • fired by Chicago Cubs 9/30/13
  • Milwaukee, 2006-07 (bench coach) and 2008-11 (hitting coach)
  • Boston, 2004-05 (third-base coach)

Joe Torre Manager
LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, St. Louis, Atlanta, NY Mets

  • 3 years/$13M (2008-10)
    • hired by LA Dodgers 11/1/07
    • rejected
      offer to return to Yankees 10/18/07: 1 year/$5M (2008), plus $8M 2009
      vesting option (guaranteed with 2008 AL pennant) & performance
      bonuses ($1M each for reaching ALDS, ALCS & World Series)
  • 3 years/$19.2M (2005-07)
    • signed extension 4/04
    • 05:$6.1M, 06:$6.1M, 07:$7M
    • salaries increased to $6.7M (2005-06) & $7.5M (2007)
    • $1M in annual performance bonuses
      • $0.4M for winning ALCS, $0.6M for winning World Series
    • extension also includes 6-year consulting agreement
  • 3 years/$16.5M (2002-04)
    • 04:$5M
    • $1.4M in performance bonuses
      • $0.1M each for 90, 94, 98 & 102 victories
      • $0.2M for winning ALDS, $0.3M for winning ALCS, $0.5M for winning World Series
  • 2 years/$6M (2000-01)
    • 00:$3M, 01:$3M
  • 3 years/$2.8M (1997-99)
    • 97:$0.8M, 98:$1M, 99:$1M
    • signed 2/97, reworking final year of previous deal
  • 2 years/$1.05M (1996-97)
    • 96:$0.5M, 97:$0.55M
    • hired 11/95, replacing Buck Showalter
  • 2 years (1994-95) (St. Louis)
    • signed extension 8/4/93
    • 95:$0.55M
    • fired 6/16/95
  • 1 year (1993) (St. Louis)
    • signed extension 6/24/91
  • 3 years (1990-92) (St. Louis)
    • hired 8/90
  • Manager, Atlanta (1982-84)
  • Manager, NY Mets (1977-81)
  • agent: Maury Gostfrand

Jim Tracy Manager 
Colorado, Pittsburgh, LA Dodgers

  • 3 years/$4.4M (2010-12)
    • signed extension as permanent manager with Colorado 11/18/09
    • resigned 10/7/12
  • 1 year (2009)
    • hired by Colorado as interim manager 5/29/09, replacing Clint Hurdle
  • 3 years/$3.2M (2006-08)
    • hired as manager by Pittsburgh 10/05
    • fired by Pittsburgh 10/5/07
  • Manager, LA Dodgers, 2001-05

Alan Trammell Manager 
Detroit

  • 3 years/$1.8M (2003-05), plus 2006 club option
    • hired as manager by Detroit
    • Detroit exercised $0.8M 2006 option 10/04
    • fired by Detroit 10/3/05

Dave Trembley Manager 
Baltimore

  • 1 year (2009), plus 2010 club option
    • signed 1-year extension with Baltimore 9/5/08
    • Baltimore exercised 2010 club option 10/1/09
    • fired by Baltimore 6/4/10
  • 1 year (2008), plus 2009 club option
    • hired by Baltimore on interim basis 6/18/07, replacing Sam Perlozzo
    • signed extension with Baltimore as permanent manager 8/22/07

Bobby Valentine Manager 
Boston, NY Mets, Texas

  • 2 years (2012-13)
    • hired as manager by Boston 11/30/11
    • fired by Boston 10/4/12
  • Chiba-Lotte of Japan, 2004-09
  • NY Mets, 1996-2002
  • Texas, 1985-92


Eric Wedge
Manager 
Seattle, Cleveland

  • 3 years (2011-13)
    • hired by Seattle 10/19/10, replacing interim manager Daren Brown
  • 3 years (2008-10)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 7/16/07
    • fired by Cleveland 9/30/09
  • 2 years (2006-07), plus 2008 & 2009 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 3/05
    • 07:$1.025M
  • 2 years/$0.85M (2003-04), plus 2005 & 2006 club options
    • hired by Cleveland 10/02, replacing interim manager Joel Skinner
    • 03:$0.4M, 04:$0.45M, 05:$0.5M club option, 06:$0.55M club option
    • club exercised options through 2006 7/03