Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/14/14
It is hard to be a baseball fan and not appreciate what Casey Stengel did as a MLB manager, teacher and character. His 12 seasons as a New York Yankees manager were as dominant as anybody in the history of the game for a run with one team. As we all know, his Yankees won 10 AL Pennants and 7 World Series titles in 12 seasons, only finishing 2nd in 1954 (103-51) and 3rd in 1989 (79-75). In fact, his 103 wins in 1954 were the most recorded in a season during his tenure. Stengell finished with a 1149-696 record in during his time with the Yankees, a winningg percentage of .623. That, plus the Pennants and World Series, is Hall of Fame worthy in itself. However, prior to getting the job with the Yankees, he managed the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1934-1936 and the Boston Bees/ Braves from 1939-1942, 1943. He entered the Yankees dugout with a career 581-742 record, 161 games under .500. Add in his post-Yankees record of 175-404 with the New York Mets and his record when not the manager of...
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