As manager of the Dodgers, twice ... 1977 and 1978.
World Series managers in 1981 were Tommy Lasorda of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Bob Lemon of the New York Yankees. In 1988 it was Lasorda and the Dodgers again, against Tony La Russa of the Oakland Athletics. Lasorda and the Dodgers won both series.
The World Series winning manager in 1981 and 1988 was Tom Lasorda of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dave Anderson was due to bat next in the pitchers spot when Tommy Lasorda inserted Kirk Gibson to pinch hit....And the rest as they say, is history....zigzag528
Rogers Hornsby was manager in 1926, their first World Series win.
Lou Boudreau was the player/manager of the Cleveland Indians that last won the World Series in 1948.
MLB managers current as of August 21, 2009: 1) Terry Francona - current manager of the Boston Red Sox - won the World Series as the manager of the Red Sox in 2004 and 2007. 2) Cito Gaston - current manager of the Toronto Blue Jays - won the World Series as manager of the Blue Jays in 1992 and 1993. 3) Ozzie Guillen - current manager of the Chicago White Sox - won the World Series as manager of the White Sox in 2005. 4) Mike Scioscia - current manager of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - won the World Series as manager of the Angels in 2002. 5) Charlie Manuel - current manager of the Philadelphia Phillies - won the World Series as manager of the Phillies in 2008. 6) Bobby Cox - current manager of the Atlanta Braves - won the World Series as manager of the Braves in 1995. 7) Tony LaRussa - current manager of the St. Louis Cardinals - won the World Series as manager of the Cardinals in 2006 and manager of the Oakland Athletics in 1989. 8) Lou Piniella - current manager of the Chicago Cubs - won the World Series as manager of the Cincinnati Reds in 1990. 9) Joe Torre - current manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers - won the World Series as manager of the New York Yankees in 1996, 1998, 1999, and 2000.
Casey Stengel, who was manager of the New York Yankees from 1949 to 1960, won a record seven world championships and 37 World Series games.
Casey Stengel, who was manager of the New York Yankees from 1949 to 1960, won a record 37 World Series games.
Clarence "Cito" Gaston won back-to-back World Series championships in 1992 and 1993 as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays.
According to Baseball Almanac, the first manager to be ejected from a World Series game was Detroit Tigers manager Hughie Jennings in the second game of the 1907 World Series between the Tigers and Cubs for arguing a caught stealing call.
Hall of Famer Frank Chance was first baseman and manager of the Cubs for both of their World Series wins (1907, 1908). Chance was manager of the Cubs between 1905-1912.
The manager of the Phillies during their 1980 World Series victory over the Kansas City Royals was Dallas Green.
Gil Hodges managed the Mets in the 1969 World Series.
John McGraw McGraw lost 6 World Series and won 3 as manager of the New York Giants.
Lou Boudreau. Boudreau was player/manager of the 1948 Cleveland Indians that defeated the Boston Braves in the World Series. He batted .273 in the 1948 World Series on 6 hits in 22 at bats.
No. The only African-American to win the World Series as a manager was Cito Gaston of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992 and 1993. He was a pretty good player who played in 1026 games over an 11 year MLB career but never played in a World Series.
Bobby Cox of the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the 1992 World Series and Game 6 of the 1996 World Series.
The great Hall of Fame manager John McGraw of the New York Giants lost World Series six times -- in 1911, 1912, 1913, 1917, 1923 and 1924. The runner up: longtime Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, who lost four World Series -- in 1991, 1992, 1996 and 1999.
Jimmy Collins was the player/manager of the 1903 Boston Americans, the first team to win the World Series in 1903 ... Collins was the starting third baseman as well as manager. He managed the team from 1901-1906.
That is Jack McKeon, manager of the 2003 Florida Marlins who won the World Series. McKeon was 72 years old, one month shy of his 73rd birthday (born November 23, 1930 and won the World Series on October 25, 2003).