Boston's Williams named AL's top manager

Updated: November 16, 1999, 3:11 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jimy Williams is a lot better at managing than he is at talking about what he does.

"I just try to listen to our kids, not talk at them or to them," he said Thursday after winning the American League Manager of the Year award for leading the Boston Red Sox into the playoffs.

"It's a two-way conversation. I let my eyes evaluate what I see."

Despite the loss of Mo Vaughn, Williams led Boston to the AL wild-card berth. For that, he received 20 of 28 first-place votes and ...

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