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Sparky Anderson

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Discusses Sparky Anderson"s early career as a baseball player in minor and major leagues and his later success as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

Statementby Bruce Weber ; edited by Michael E. Goodman.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesSCU-2
ContributionsGoodman, Michael E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.A48 W43 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2038583M
ISBN 100896863794
LC Control Number88014985

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Sparky Anderson. AKA George Lee Anderson. Reds and Tigers manager. Birthplace: Bridgewater, SD Location of death: Thousand Oaks, CA Cause of death: unspecified.

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Gender. Played just one season in the big leagues, batting as a second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies inbut made his mark as a manager. Brought the Cincinnati Reds Born: Books by Sparky Anderson.

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