Sparky Anderson

Discussion in 'OTHER SPORTS Forum' started by COTiger, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    15,550
    Likes Received:
    5,675
  2. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    44,034
    Likes Received:
    18,018
    Sad, one of the top 10 greatest baseball managers of all time in my opinion.
     
  3. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    15,550
    Likes Received:
    5,675
    Easily top 10 in my mind. I might put him top 5.
     
  4. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    44,034
    Likes Received:
    18,018
    yeah, guess he would crack my top 5...... my top 10.....

    10. Whitey Herzog
    09. Earl Weaver
    08. Tommy Lasorda
    07. John McGraw
    06. Tony LaRussa
    05. Sparky Anderson
    04. Joe Torre
    03. Connie Mack
    02. Bobby Cox
    01. Terry Francona for the sole purpose of winning 2 World Series with The Sox, the homerism has taken over.
     
  5. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    15,550
    Likes Received:
    5,675
    I like your list, but there's one I'd have in my top 10, Walt Alston. Would also have to give some thought to Casey Stengal.
     
  6. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    15,550
    Likes Received:
    5,675
    Sparky passed away today.

    RIP.

    [ame="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=5764168"]Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson dies - ESPN[/ame]
     
  7. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2003
    Messages:
    15,550
    Likes Received:
    5,675

Share This Page