Thursday, November 4, 2010

Hall of Famer Sparky Anderson Dies

BREAKING NEWS...Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson has died at the age of 76.
His family made the announcement of his passing a day after they announced he was put in hospice care at his home in Thousand Oaks, CA.  A family spokesman said the former Major League Baseball manager died from complications from dementia. 
Anderson was the first manager to win World Series titles in both leagues, he won three World Series Championships total, with the Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Tigers.  After 26 years as a MLB manager he won 2,194 games with both the Tigers and Reds, which is sixth best in MLB history.  In 2000 he was inducted into MLB Hall of Fame. 
Sparky Anderson is survived by his wife Carol, three children and nine grandchildren.

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