A “Best-Of” team for notoriously unlucky, small-ball lovin’ manager Gene Mauch
A “Best-Of” list for the most intense manager of the 1970s and ’80s.
The basis of baseball’s biggest rivalry may not make sense, but there is no denying the passion it sparks among fans.
Buck Showalter faces a challenge with the Orioles, though the subsequent credit and blame he receives will be disproportionate.
History shows that trading established veterans for propsects rarely works out.
The “best-of” team for eternal optimist Chuck Tanner, manager of the 1979 champion Pirates.
Soon-to-be Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog’s best-of team.
Remembering the late Ralph Houk, catcher and manager.
One more look at a manager’s “best-of” team, this time the peak seasons at each position by Lou Piniella.
By popular request (okay, one guy), we follow up the Bobby Cox All-Stars with the best single-season performances that Tony has received at each position.
Where does the dearly departed Escobar rank among the shortstops Bobby Cox has employed in 30 seasons as a manager?
The Boss could be many things, both good and bad, but no owner ever cared more about winning.
Or, getting used to what Willie Bloomquist can’t do.
Further explaining to a disgruntled reader (and content thief) why Dusty Baker rarely settles on the right leadoff hitter.
The Reds skipper has spent the bulk of his 18-year managing career trying to find the modern-day Ralph Garr to hit atop his lineup.
The Red Sox could be playing in the wrong division in the wrong season as 95 games might not get them into the postseason.