Manager of the Year




Braves’ Brian Snitker honored as NL’s top manager

Brian Snitker was selected as National League Manager of the Year, marking the fourth time a Braves manager has been honored. Hall of Famer Bobby Cox won the award in 1991, 2004 and 2005 (and also in 1985 in the AL with the Blue Jays)….




Another 1st-year manager, Dave Roberts wins NL award

Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the sixth manager, and third in the last three years, to win the manager of the year award in his first full season as a manager. The Texas Rangers’ Jeff Banister won in the American League last…


Terry Francona adds 2nd AL manager of the year award

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, who was previously honored in 2013, is the eighth multi-winner of the award in the AL. Tony La Russa and Buck Showalter were three-time winners. The other two-time winners were Sparky Anderson, Joe Torre, Lou Piniella, Mike Scioscia and Joe…


Joe Maddon wins 2015 NL Manager of the Year, his 3rd honor

This is the third Manager of the Year Award overall for Joe Maddon, who won in the American League with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2008 and 2011. He is the seventh manager to have the won the award in both leagues, joining Bobby Cox…


Rangers’ Banister wins AL Manager of the Year in debut season

This election marked the first time the American League award went to someone who was in his first full season as a manager and the fifth time overall. The other four first-year winners were in the National League: Hal Lanier with the Houston Astros in…