Los Angeles Dodgers
manager Joe Torre
, then with the New York Yankees
, returning to the dugout
(September 2005). The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles California, USA Joseph Paul Torre (ˈtɔɹi born July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn New York) is the current manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and a former Major The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City, New York. In Baseball, the dugout is a team's bench area and is located in foul territory between home plate and either first or third base
In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager (or more formally, the field manager); this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each For the coaching strategy game see NFL Head Coach. A head coach is a professional who is responsible for the overall actions of Coach (baseball|Coach (basketball|Coach (ice hockeyIn Sports a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction instruction and training of the operations Managers are typically assisted by between one and six assistant coaches, whose responsibilities are specialized. In Baseball, a number of coaches assist in the smooth functioning of a team The manager sets the line-up and starting pitcher before each game, and makes substitutions throughout the game – among the most significant being those decisions regarding when to bring in a relief pitcher. The batting order, or batting lineup, in Baseball is the sequence in which the nine members of the offense take their turns in batting against the In Baseball or Softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the Pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of A relief pitcher or reliever is a Baseball or Softball Pitcher who enters the game after the Starting pitcher is removed due to injury How much control a manager takes in player strategy varies from one manager to another. Some managers control pitch selection, defensive positioning, decisions to bunt/steal/pitch out, etc. In Baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the Pitcher's mound toward the Catcher to begin each play with the goal of There are 9 fielding positions in Baseball. Each position conventionally has an associated number (from 1 to 9 which is used to score Putouts For example A bunt is a special type of offensive technique in Baseball or fastpitch softball. In Baseball, a stolen base occurs when a Baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the Pitcher is delivering the ball to Home plate In Baseball, a pitchout is a ball that is intentionally thrown high and outside of the Strike zone with the purpose of preventing a Stolen base or , while others leave these decisions to a player's or assistant coach's discretion. Most find a balance somewhere in the middle. Some managers choose to act as their team's first base or third base coach while their team is batting in order to more closely communicate with baserunners, but most managers delegate this responsibility to an assistant. In Baseball, baserunning is the act of running around the bases performed by members of the team at bat
In modern baseball, the field manager is normally subordinate to the team's general manager, who among other things is responsible for personnel decisions, including hiring and firing the field manager. In Major League Baseball, the General Manager or GM of a team typically controls player transactions and bears the primary responsibility on behalf of the ballclub However, the term manager used without qualification almost always refers to the field manager, while the general manager is often called the GM.
In his comedy routine "Baseball and Football," George Carlin observes that only in baseball does the manager have to wear the same uniform the players do. George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12 1937 – June 22 2008 was an American stand-up comedian, often considered one of the best of all time However, baseball is rare among sports in that coaches are permitted on the field of play when time out is called.
Current MLB managers
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MLB All-time Managerial wins
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