"As Player"

*Atlanta Braves/Milwaukee Braves (1955–1957)

*Chicago Cubs (1957–1958)

*Cleveland Indians (1959–1960)

*Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim/Los Angeles Angels (1961–1962)

"As Manager"

*Chicago White Sox (1970–1975)

*Oakland Athletics (1976)

*Pittsburgh Pirates (1977–1985)

*Atlanta Braves (1986–1988)


*World Series champion (1979 World Series/1979)

*1972 The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award/The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award


"Charles William "Chuck" Tanner" (July 4, 1928February 11, 2011) was a left fielder and manager (baseball)/manager in Major League Baseball. He was known for his unwavering confidence and infectious optimism. He managed the Pittsburgh Pirates to a World Series championship in 1979. He last served as a senior adviser to Pirates general manager Neal Huntington.

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I don't think a manager should be judged by whether he wins the pennant, but by whether he gets the most out of the twenty-five men he's been given.

The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. The second greatest feeling is to lose a major league game.

You can have money piled to the ceiling but the size of your funeral is still going to depend on the weather.

It's hard to win a pennant, but it's harder to lose one.

Having Willie Stargell on your ball club is like having a diamond ring on your finger.

I think that's why I was really relaxed at the plate.

What you have to remember is that baseball isn't a week or a month but a season - and a season is a long time.

If you don't like the way the Atlanta Braves are playing then you don't like baseball.

I can remember it like it was two weeks ago.