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Islanders Managers, Major League Baseball Personnel by Team, List
of Oakland Athletics Managers, List of New York Yankees Owners and
Executives, Bill Werle, Bob Lemon, Tom Trebelhorn, Chuck Tanner,
George Case, List of Cleveland Indians Owners and Managers, Rocky
Bridges, Houston Astros Managers and Ownership, Wayne Terwilliger,
Doug Rader, Roy Hartsfield, Dick Phillips, Irv Noren, Detroit
Tigers Managers and Ownership, Tommy Heath, Bob Bailey, List of
Oakland Athletics Owners and Managers, Bill Adair, List of Seattle
Mariners Managers and Ownership, Warren Hacker, Tommy Sandt.
Excerpt: The Oakland Athletics are a professional baseball team
based in Oakland, California, USA. The team played in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania from 1901 through 1954 and in Kansas City, Missouri
from 1955 through 1967. The Athletics are members of the American
League (AL) West Division in Major League Baseball (MLB). In
baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager, or more
formally, the field manager. The duties of the team manager include
team strategy and leadership on and off the field. Since starting
to play in 1901, the team has employed 29 different managers. The
current Athletics manager is Bob Geren and the current general
manager is Billy Beane. The franchise's first manager was Hall of
Famer Connie Mack, who managed the team for its first fifty
seasons. Mack led the Athletics to nine American League
championships and five World Series championships in 1910, 1911,
1913, 1929 and 1930. The team lost the World Series in 1905, 1914
and 1931, and no World Series was played in 1902. After Jimmie
Dykes replaced Mack as the Athletics' manager in 1951, no manager
served more than three consecutive seasons until Tony LaRussa, who
became the Athl... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=19353562
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