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The evolution of player-coaches

Updated: June 21, 2013, 5:03 PM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN.com

Do you know why baseball managers are still wearing uniforms?

Let's answer that question with another question:

How many of the first six World Series were won by player-managers?

The answer is six: Jimmy Collins, John McGraw, Fielder Jones, Frank Chance twice and Fred Clarke.

Other player-managers who have won World Series are Jake Stahl, Bill Carrigan, Bucky Harris, Tris Speaker, Rogers Hornsby, Gabby Street, Bill Terry, Frankie Frisch, Mickey Cochrane ...

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