The evolution of player-coaches
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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