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Who is the most underrated manager in baseball?
JOE MADDON, RAYS 22%
KIRK GIBSON, DIAMONDBACKS 9%
BUD BLACK, PADRES 7%
BRUCE BOCHY, GIANTS 6%
RON GARDENHIRE, TWINS 6%
With 5% of the vote, the Rangers' Ron Washington finished sixth—the same ranking he received in answer to the question, Who is the most overrated manager in baseball? (Ozzie Guillen of the Marlins was No. 1.) ... Of Maddon's 60 votes, 39 of came from within the American League. In a similar poll on Facebook, SI readers also picked Maddon, who got 30% of their votes.
BASED ON THE RESPONSES OF 271 MLB PLAYERS TO SI'S SURVEY