Sparky Anderson

George Lee Anderson
Born: February 22, 1934
Bridgewater, SD USA
Deceased: November 4, 2010
Thousand Oaks, CA USA
Coaching Career: 1970-1995
Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.
Playing Statistics

Sparky Anderson compiled a record of 2194 wins and 1834 losses in his managing career with the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers. He began managing during the 1970 season and last managed during the 1995 campaign. Anderson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.

Coaching Record:

Season League Team G W L W%
1970NLCincinnati Reds16210260.630
1971NLCincinnati Reds1627983.488
1972NLCincinnati Reds1549559.617
1973NLCincinnati Reds1629963.611
1974NLCincinnati Reds1639864.601
1975NLCincinnati Reds16210854.667
1976NLCincinnati Reds16210260.630
1977NLCincinnati Reds1628874.543
1978NLCincinnati Reds1619269.571
1979ALDetroit Tigers1065650.528
1980ALDetroit Tigers1638478.515
1981ALDetroit Tigers1096049.550
1982ALDetroit Tigers1628379.512
1983ALDetroit Tigers1629270.568
1984ALDetroit Tigers16210458.642
1985ALDetroit Tigers1618477.522
1986ALDetroit Tigers1628775.537
1987ALDetroit Tigers1629864.605
1988ALDetroit Tigers1628874.543
1989ALDetroit Tigers16259103.364
1990ALDetroit Tigers1627983.488
1991ALDetroit Tigers1628478.519
1992ALDetroit Tigers1627587.463
1993ALDetroit Tigers1628577.525
1994ALDetroit Tigers1155362.461
1995ALDetroit Tigers1446084.417


1984 - AL BBWAA Manager of the Year
1987 - AL BBWAA Manager of the Year
1987 - AL TSN Manager of the Year

Statistical data from Baseball Databank, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License