Sparky Anderson
FameRank: 6

"As player"

*Philadelphia Phillies ()

"As manager"

*Cincinnati Reds (–)

*Detroit Tigers (–)


*3× World Series champion (, , )

*2× AL Manager of the Year (1984, 1987)

*Cincinnati Reds#Retired numbers/Cincinnati Reds #10 retired

*Detroit Tigers#Retired numbers/Detroit Tigers #11 retired

/hofdate=Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, 2000/2000

/hofmethod=Veterans Committee


"George Lee "Sparky" Anderson" (February 22, 1934 – November 4, 2010) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 World Series/1975 and 1976 World Series/1976 championships, then added a third title in 1984 World Series/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 List of Major League Baseball managers by wins/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 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum/Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.

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