|Lou Piniella career highlights|
||The New York Yankees fire Billy Martin for the fourth time and replace him with Lou Piniella.
||Martin is hired as Yankees manager for the fifth time, replacing Piniella, who becomes the Yankees general manager.
||Martin is fired in June, and replaced again by Piniella. In October, Piniella is fired by the Yankees.
||The Cincinnati Reds hire Piniella.
||Piniella leads the Reds to a World Series title, as Reds sweep the heavily favored Oakland A's.
||At end of season, Piniella resigns from Reds. One month later, he is named manager of the Seattle Mariners.
||After leading the Mariners to their first AL West title, Piniella is named AL Manager of the Year.
||Mariners tie record for victories in a season with 116 and Piniella is named AL Manager of the Year.
||Piniella is granted release from his contract.