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Sparky Anderson (I) (1934–2010)

Manager of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds from 1972 to 1978. Team was known as the Big Red Machine and included such superstar players as Pete Rose, Johnny Bench, Tony Perez, and Joe Morgan. Anderson guided the Reds to four World Series appearances in his tenure, winning the world championship in 1975 and 1976. Anderson was fired from the... See full bio »

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Known For

1979 American League Championship Series
1979 American League Championship Series Himself - Color Commentator
(1979)
1984 MLB All-Star Game
1984 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Coach
(1984)
1985 MLB All-Star Game
1985 MLB All-Star Game Himself - AL Manager
(1985)

Filmography

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 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
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- As Others See Us (2001) ... Sparky Anderson
 1983 Tiger Town (TV Movie)
Tiger Manager
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
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- Sparky (1979) ... Sparky Anderson
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Players have two things to do. Play and keep their mouths shut. See more »

Trivia:

As manager of the Reds, he earned the nickname "Captain Hook" for his tendency to pull his starting pitchers from games at the slightest sign of trouble. See more »

Nickname:

Captain Hook See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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