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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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 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
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 1983 Tiger Town (TV Movie)
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 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Players have two things to do. Play and keep their mouths shut. See more »

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First Major League Baseball manager to guide teams in both the National League and American League to World Series titles. 1975 and 1976, Sparky Anderson was the manager of National League team Cincinnati Reds, leading them to World Series Championship, in 1975, 4 wins and 3 losses against the Boston Red Sox. But in 1976, Cincinnati Reds swept New York Yankees 4 to 0. His American League World ... See more »

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Pisces

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