Death of Sparky Anderson

February 22, 1934 - November 4, 2010
Thousand Oaks, California | Age 76

Hall of Fame manager dead at 76
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JOE KAY, The Associated Press

Reds fans were taken aback when Sparky Anderson showed up in Cincinnati for his first day as a big league manager, an unknown taking over baseball's first professional team.

Sparky who?


By the time he was done, this man with the shock of white hair and schoolboy nickname would produce a considerable list of achievements that featured three World Series titles — including crowns in each league — and a Hall of Fame entry...

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