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John Heisman

John William Heisman was a player and coach of American football, baseball, and basketball, as well as a sportswriter and actor. He served as the head football coach at Oberlin College, Buchtel College, Auburn University, Clemson University, Georgia Tech, the University of Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College, and Rice University, compiling a career college football record of 186–70–18. In 1917, Heisman's Georgia Tech Golden Tornado were recognized as the national champion.

 
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Tommy Lasorda

Thomas Charles Lasorda is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who is best known for his two decades as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2018, he marked his 69th season in one capacity or another with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest tenure anyone has had with the team, edging Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully by three seasons. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 1997.

 
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Casey Stengel

Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager best known as the manager of both the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s, and later of the hapless expansion New York Mets. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.

 
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Don Mattingly

Donald Arthur Mattingly is an American former professional baseball first baseman, coach and current manager of the Miami Marlins. Nicknamed "The Hit Man" and "Donnie Baseball", he spent his entire 14-year career playing with the New York Yankees and later managed the Los Angeles Dodgers for five years.

 
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Joe Maddon

Joseph John Maddon Jr. is an American professional baseball manager for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Maddon began his coaching career in MLB with the California Angels in 1993 and served under managers Buck Rodgers, Marcel Lachemann, John McNamara, Terry Collins, and Mike Scioscia. He served two stints as interim manager during this time. He managed the Tampa Bay Rays from 2006 through 2014, winning the 2008 American League pennant. After opting out of his contract following the 2014 season, he joined the Cubs, led them to the 2015 National League Championship Series and was named the 2015 National League Manager of the Year. In 2016, Maddon managed the Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908, which they won against the Cleveland Indians.

 
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Joe Girardi

Joseph Elliott Girardi is an American former professional baseball catcher and manager. Girardi played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals. Girardi won three World Series Championships as a player, all with the Yankees. In 2006, he managed the Florida Marlins and was named the National League Manager of the Year. Girardi managed the Yankees from 2008 to 2017, winning the 2009 World Series.

 
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Dave Roberts (outfielder)

David Ray Roberts is an American professional baseball manager and former outfielder. He is the current manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for five Major League teams over a ten-year career, and then coached for the San Diego Padres before being named Dodgers manager for the 2016 season. The son of an African-American father and Japanese mother, Roberts became the first manager of Asian heritage to lead a team to the World Series in 2017, when the Dodgers captured the National League pennant. Although he played for the Boston Red Sox for only part of one season, his most notable achievement as a player was a key stolen base in the 2004 ALCS that ignited the Red Sox's drive to their curse-breaking championship that year. Roberts batted and threw left-handed.

 
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Lou Piniella

Louis Victor Piniella is a former professional baseball player and manager. An outfielder in the major leagues, he played sixteen seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees. During his playing career, he was named AL Rookie of the Year in 1969 and captured two World Series championships with the Yankees.

 
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Brad Ausmus

Bradley David Ausmus is a special assistant to the general manager of the Los Angeles Angels, and former catcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He also was the manager for the Tigers and the Israel national baseball team.

 
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Sparky Anderson

George Lee "Sparky" Anderson was an American Major League Baseball player, coach and 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. Anderson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.

 
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Gabe Kapler

Gabriel Stefan Kapler is an American professional baseball manager of the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball (MLB).

 
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Dusty Baker

Johnnie B. "Dusty" Baker Jr. is an American former Major League Baseball manager and retired player. He had a 19-year career as a hard-hitting outfielder, primarily with the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers. He helped the Dodgers to pennants in 1977 and 1978 and to the World Series championship in 1981. He then had a 20-year career as a manager with the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, and Washington Nationals. He led the Giants to the 2002 National League pennant and also reached the playoffs with the latter three teams.

 
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Jim Leyland

James Richard Leyland is a retired Major League Baseball manager. He currently serves as a special assistant to the Detroit Tigers and is the manager of the United States national baseball team.

 
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Dave Dombrowski

David Dombrowski is a professional baseball executive and is currently serving as the President of Baseball Operations for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Dombrowski has previously served as the general manager of the Montreal Expos, and the general manager and president of the Florida Marlins and Detroit Tigers.

 
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Bruce Bochy

Bruce Douglas Bochy is the manager of the San Francisco Giants. Prior to joining the Giants for the 2007 season, Bochy was the manager of the San Diego Padres for twelve seasons. He has led the Giants to three World Series Championships, and also led the Padres to one World Series appearance during his tenure in San Diego.