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August 29, 2011
Which manager would you most like to play for?
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August 29, 2011

Mlb Players Poll

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Which manager would you most like to play for?

Joe Maddon, Rays 14%

Terry Francona, Red Sox 12%

Jim Leyland, Tigers 10%

Mike Scioscia, Angels 9%

Dusty Baker, Reds 8%


The five managers listed average 14 years' experience and have combined for 10 Manager of the Year awards and seven pennants; only Francona, the lone two-time World Series winner, is without an MOY... . Scioscia, Maddon and Francona finished third, fourth and fifth, respectively, in the same SI poll in 2009... . In another SI poll this year, Ozzie Guillen of the White Sox was voted the skipper players least want to play for.

Based on 291 MLB players who responded to SI's survey