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The Sporting News Awards

Manager of the Year

Major League Player of the Year | Player and Pitcher of the Year | Fireman of the Year | Rookie of the Year


Manager's career number of awards won indicated in parentheses.

    Year American League                      National League
    1998 Joe Torre, NY,  (1)                  Bruce Bochy, SD,  (2)
    1997 Davey Johnson, Bal,  (1)             Dusty Baker, SF,  (1)
    1996 Johnny Oates, Tex,  (2)              Bruce Bochy, SD,  (1)
    1995 Mike Hargrove, Cle,  (1)             Don Baylor, Col,  (1)
    1994 Buck Showalter, NY,  (1)             Felipe Alou, Mon,  (1)
    1993 Johnny Oates, Bal,  (1)              Bobby Cox, Atl,  (3)
    1992 Tony LaRussa, Oak,  (3)              Jim Leyland, Pit,  (3)
    1991 Tom Kelly, Min,  (1)                 Bobby Cox, Atl,  (2)
    1990 Jeff Torborg, Chi,  (1)              Jim Leyland, Pit,  (2)
    1989 Frank Robinson, Bal,  (1)            Don Zimmer, Chi,  (1)
    1988 Tony LaRussa, Oak,  (2)              Tommy Lasorda, LA,  (1)
                                              Jim Leyland, Pit,  (1)
    1987 Sparky Anderson, Det,  (1)           Buck Rodgers, Mon,  (1)
    1986 John McNamara, Bos,  (1)             Hal Lanier, Hou,  (1)

    Year Major Leagues
    1985 Bobby Cox, Tor-A,  (1)
    1984 Jim Frey, Chi-N,  (1)
    1983 Tony LaRussa, Chi-A,  (1)
    1982 Whitey Herzog, StL-N,  (1)
    1981 Billy Martin, Oak-A,  (1)
    1980 Bill Virdon, Hou-N,  (2)
    1979 Earl Weaver, Bal-A,  (2)
    1978 George Baumberger, Mil-A,  (1)
    1977 Earl Weaver, Bal-A,  (1)
    1976 Danny Ozark, Phi-N,  (1)
    1975 Darrell Johnson, Bos-A,  (1)
    1974 Bill Virdon, NY-A,  (1)
    1973 Gene Mauch, Mon-N,  (1)
    1972 Chuck Tanner, Chi-A,  (1)
    1971 Charlie Fox, SF-N,  (1)
    1970 Danny Murtaugh, Pit-N,  (2)
    1969 Gil Hodges, NY-N,  (1)
    1968 Mayo Smith, Det-A,  (1)
    1967 Dick Williams, Bos-A,  (1)
    1966 Hank Bauer, Bal-A,  (1)
    1965 Sam Mele, Min-A,  (1)
    1964 Johnny Keane, StL-N,  (1)
    1963 Walter Alston, LA-N,  (3)
    1962 Bill Rigney, LA-A,  (1)
    1961 Ralph Houk, NY-A,  (1)
    1960 Danny Murtaugh, Pit-N,  (1)
    1959 Walter Alston, LA-N,  (2)
    1958 Casey Stengel, NY-A,  (3)
    1957 Fred Hutchinson, StL-N,  (1)
    1956 Birdie Tebbetts, Cin-N,  (1)
    1955 Walter Alston, Bro-N,  (1)
    1954 Leo Durocher, NY-N,  (3)
    1953 Casey Stengel, NY-A,  (2)
    1952 Eddie Stanky, StL-N,  (1)
    1951 Leo Durocher, NY-N,  (2)
    1950 Red Rolfe, Det-A,  (1)
    1949 Casey Stengel, NY-A,  (1)
    1948 Bill Meyer, Pit-N,  (1)
    1947 Bucky Harris, NY-A,  (1)
    1946 Eddie Dyer, StL-N,  (1)
    1945 Ossie Bluege, Was-A,  (1)
    1944 Luke Sewell, StL-A,  (1)
    1943 Joe McCarthy, NY-A,  (3)
    1942 Billy Southworth, StL-N,  (2)
    1941 Billy Southworth, StL-N,  (1)
    1940 Bill McKechnie, Cin-N,  (2)
    1939 Leo Durocher, Bro-N,  (1)
    1938 Joe McCarthy, NY-A,  (2)
    1937 Bill McKechnie, Bos-N,  (1)
    1936 Joe McCarthy, NY-A,  (1)