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Sparky Anderson

Baseball Player + Manager
Male
Born Feb 22, 1934
Hometown Bridgewater, Sout...
Died Nov 4, 2010
Death Place Thousand Oaks
Net Worth $60 Million
Other Names Anderson, George Lee

George Lee "Sparky" Anderson was a Major League Baseball manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976 championships, then added a third title in 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 sixth most for a manager in Major League history. He was named American League Manager of the Year in 1984 and 1987.… Read More

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    Seattle Pi - Oct 22, 2013
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    Huffington Post Sports - Oct 19, 2013
  • Reds Fire Manager Dusty Baker After Playoff Loss
    Seattle Pi - Oct 04, 2013
  • Baseball: The Greatest Team In City Section History
    LATimes - Jun 13, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1934 Birth Anderson was born in Bridgewater, South Dakota, on February 22, 1934. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2010 77 Years Old Anderson died at the age 76 on Thursday, November 4, 2010 in Thousand Oaks. … Read More
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