Manager of the Year

Bobby Cox hauls in 3rd Manager of the Year award

Bobby Cox, who commanded the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 14th consecutive division title, was elected National League Manager of the Year in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Cox, 64, was honored for the fourth time, tying Tony La Russa for most victories in this category, and…


Ozzie Guillen named Manager of the Year

Ozzie Guillen, who guided the Chicago White Sox to the best record in the American League, was elected AL Manager of the Year in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Guillen, 41, was listed first on 17 ballots, second on five and third on five from the committee…


Rangers’ skipper Buck Showalter wins 2nd Manager of the Year

Buck Showalter, who had the Texas Rangers in contention for an American League West title or a wild-card playoff berth into the final week of the season, was elected AL Manager of the Year in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. In his second season with the Rangers,…


Bobby Cox wins Manager of the Year

Bobby Cox, who guided the Atlanta Braves to an unprecedented 13th consecutive division title, was elected National League Manager of the Year in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Cox, 63, a perennial contender in this election, won the award for the second time in the NL and…


Jack McKeon wins Manager of the Year after turning around Marlins

Jack McKeon, who took over the Florida Marlins when they had a 16-22 record and led them to a wild-card playoff berth, was elected National League Manager of the Year in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. McKeon, at 72 the third oldest manager in history behind…


Tony Pena wins Manager of the Year

Tony Pena, who guided the Kansas City Royals into contention in the American League Central following the first 100-loss season in franchise history, was elected AL Manager of the Year in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Pena, 46, Kansas City’s manager since May 15, 2002, led…