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Sparky Anderson

A former Major League Baseball manager.

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  • Nov 15, 2010
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Managed the Big Red Machine! How much better do you really need to be?!
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November 15, 2010
Don't forget he was on WKRP in the second season. Even gave Les a ball and ring too.
 
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review by . November 09, 2010
I first started following baseball in the late 1960's and the two best managers I remember from those days were Earl Weaver and Sparky Anderson. Both were brilliant baseball minds and very flamboyant on the field. Whereas Weaver may have had some detractors, there is virtually no player who was on one of Anderson's teams to say a bad word about him. He managed two of the Greatest Teams in baseball history (the 76 Reds and the 84 Tigers) and made winners out of superstars Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, …
Quick Tip by . November 04, 2010
As a Red Sox fan I hated the Big Red Machine aka as the Cincinnati Reds in 1975. But having said that who could dislike Sparky Anderson? He was always a class act and was a credit to the game he loved.  He will be missed.
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George Lee "Sparky" Anderson (February 22, 1934 – November 4, 2010) was a former 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.

Anderson resided in Thousand Oaks, California. He was known as "Sparky" during his time in baseball, but in private life went by his given name of "George".

He died of complications resulting from dementia on November 4, 2010, a day after being placed into hospice care.
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