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# Year Team Managers Ballpark
1
110
82
26
2
.759
7.4
4.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
2
78
56
20
2
.737
5.2
3.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
3
91
62
26
3
.705
6.2
4.6
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
4
56
39
17
0
.696
5.8
3.5
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
5
90
67
30
3
.691
7.3
5.1
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
6
90
60
27
3
.690
6.5
4.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
7
76
50
24
2
.676
6.1
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
8
47
34
13
0
.723
5.1
3.2
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
9
94
64
27
3
.703
5.8
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
10
77
51
24
2
.680
5.6
3.9
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
11
62
42
20
0
.677
5.6
4.8
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
12
48
31
15
2
.674
5.6
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
13
91
61
30
0
.670
5.9
4.2
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
14
90
58
30
2
.659
5.5
3.9
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
15
102
67
35
0
.657
6.4
5.3
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
16
91
56
33
2
.629
5.7
4.7
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
17
79
47
29
3
.618
5.1
4.2
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
18
76
45
29
2
.608
5.7
4.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
19
76
42
34
0
.553
4.9
3.9
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
20
123
65
55
3
.542
4.7
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL), Crampton Bowl (Montgomery, AL)
21
2
2
0
0
1.000
5.5
3.0
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
22
1
1
0
0
1.000
9.0
6.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
23
1
1
0
0
1.000
7.0
4.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
24
2
2
0
0
1.000
6.5
2.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
25
1
1
0
0
1.000
11.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
26
2
2
0
0
1.000
7.0
2.0
No Home Ballpark
27
5
4
0
1
1.000
4.2
1.2
Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, NY)
28
1
1
0
0
1.000
2.0
1.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
29
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.0
0.0
No Home Ballpark
30
1
1
0
0
1.000
8.0
3.0
No Home Ballpark
31
13
9
4
0
.692
5.2
3.8
No Home Ballpark
32
89
56
31
2
.644
6.4
4.6
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
33
64
40
23
1
.635
6.3
5.2
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
34
89
54
32
3
.628
5.3
4.0
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
35
64
40
24
0
.625
5.7
4.0
Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD), Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
36
80
50
30
0
.625
7.1
5.8
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
37
68
41
25
2
.621
5.3
4.1
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Brooklyn, NY)
38
88
52
36
0
.591
6.0
4.9
Blues Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
39
85
49
34
2
.590
5.5
4.5
Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
40
48
28
20
0
.583
3.8
3.5
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
41
67
38
28
1
.576
6.1
4.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
42
63
35
26
2
.574
5.6
4.2
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
43
100
55
41
4
.573
5.1
4.4
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
44
85
48
36
1
.571
4.1
4.1
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
45
67
38
29
0
.567
4.8
4.3
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
46
91
51
39
1
.567
4.7
3.9
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
47
60
34
26
0
.567
4.7
4.1
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
48
83
47
36
0
.566
6.0
5.3
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
49
93
52
41
0
.559
5.5
5.8
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
50
96
53
42
1
.558
5.6
4.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
51
56
30
25
1
.545
5.6
5.5
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
52
33
18
15
0
.545
5.5
5.2
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
53
82
43
36
3
.544
4.9
4.5
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
54
95
50
42
3
.543
5.6
4.7
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
55
86
45
38
3
.542
6.2
5.0
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
56
49
26
22
1
.542
6.1
5.9
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
57
67
34
30
3
.531
5.3
4.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
58
86
45
40
1
.529
4.5
4.9
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), League Park II (Cleveland, OH) (Meadville, PA)
59
87
46
41
0
.529
1.3
1.0
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
60
77
39
35
3
.527
4.5
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
61
99
52
47
0
.525
5.8
5.4
Parque Delta (Mexico City, DF, Mexico)
62
86
45
41
0
.523
4.8
5.8
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
63
46
23
21
2
.523
4.6
3.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
64
72
36
33
3
.522
5.3
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
65
52
27
25
0
.519
5.5
4.7
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
66
83
43
40
0
.518
4.6
4.8
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Red Bird Stadium (Columbus, OH) (Dayton, OH)
67
101
52
49
0
.515
5.3
4.9
Parque Alijadores (Tampico, TM, Mexico)
68
68
35
33
0
.515
4.5
4.4
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
69
73
36
34
3
.514
5.4
5.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
70
78
39
37
2
.513
5.4
5.1
League Park (Cleveland, OH)
71
80
41
39
0
.513
5.1
4.6
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD)
72
49
24
23
2
.511
5.0
5.0
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
73
55
28
27
0
.509
4.7
4.0
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
74
61
31
30
0
.508
5.1
4.4
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
75
68
33
32
3
.508
4.3
3.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
76
78
38
37
3
.507
4.4
4.4
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
77
46
22
22
2
.500
5.2
5.5
South End Grounds (St. Louis, MO), Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
78
2
1
1
0
.500
3.5
3.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
79
2
1
1
0
.500
2.0
3.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
80
2
1
1
0
.500
3.0
3.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
81
2
1
1
0
.500
3.0
2.0
Yankee Stadium (New York, NY)
82
57
32
33
2
.492
4.9
5.0
Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
83
74
35
37
2
.486
4.6
4.9
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
84
74
34
36
4
.486
5.1
4.9
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
85
62
30
32
0
.484
4.1
4.2
Polo Grounds (New York, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY) (Queens, NY)
86
71
33
36
2
.478
4.9
5.7
44th & Parkside (Philadelphia, PA), Shibe Park (Philadelphia, PA)
87
67
32
35
0
.478
5.0
5.8
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
88
68
32
35
1
.478
5.3
5.6
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
89
86
41
45
0
.477
4.3
4.8
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
90
79
36
40
3
.474
4.6
5.3
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
91
78
36
40
2
.474
4.7
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
92
64
29
33
2
.468
5.4
5.8
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
93
58
26
32
0
.448
5.8
5.6
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
94
101
45
56
0
.446
4.9
6.4
Estadio Revolución (Torreón, CO, Mexico)
95
101
44
57
0
.436
4.7
6.2
Parque Deportivo Veracruzano (Veracruz, VE, Mexico)
96
22
9
12
1
.429
4.7
4.6
Island Park (Harrisburg, PA)
97
87
37
50
0
.425
4.0
4.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
98
102
43
59
0
.422
6.2
5.1
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
99
58
24
33
1
.421
6.2
6.7
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
100
91
37
51
3
.420
3.9
4.9
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
101
56
23
32
1
.418
5.3
5.4
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
102
79
32
45
2
.416
5.2
6.8
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
103
43
17
24
2
.415
5.4
5.4
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
104
51
21
30
0
.412
3.6
5.3
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
105
83
33
48
2
.407
4.4
5.3
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
106
86
35
51
0
.407
3.9
4.6
Ruppert Stadium (Kansas City, MO)
107
109
42
62
5
.404
4.1
5.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
108
57
22
33
2
.400
4.4
5.5
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
109
51
20
31
0
.392
4.2
5.3
American Giants Park (Chicago, IL)
110
78
30
48
0
.385
5.1
6.1
Parque del Béisbol La Junta (Nuevo Laredo, TM, Mexico)
111
69
25
41
3
.379
5.0
6.2
Bugle Field (Baltimore, MD), Oriole Park (Baltimore, MD)
112
33
12
20
1
.375
3.3
4.9
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
113
37
13
22
2
.371
3.9
5.5
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
114
90
33
56
1
.371
4.8
5.8
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN), Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH)
115
44
16
28
0
.364
4.5
5.5
No Home Ballpark
116
66
24
42
0
.364
3.9
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
117
79
28
49
2
.364
4.6
6.6
Martin Park (Memphis, TN)
118
107
37
65
5
.363
4.5
5.9
Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
119
89
31
56
2
.356
4.5
5.6
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
120
75
26
48
1
.351
4.6
5.4
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
121
47
16
30
1
.348
4.3
5.6
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Dexter Park (Queens, NY)
122
39
13
25
1
.342
4.4
5.1
No Home Ballpark
123
69
23
45
1
.338
3.4
5.1
Martin Park (Memphis, TN), Russwood Park (Memphis, TN)
124
36
12
24
0
.333
3.7
5.6
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
125
44
14
28
2
.333
3.5
6.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
126
74
24
49
1
.329
3.1
4.6
Crosley Field (Cincinnati, OH), Victory Field (Indianapolis, IN)
127
26
8
17
1
.320
4.6
7.3
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
128
88
28
60
0
.318
4.4
6.4
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
129
13
4
9
0
.308
3.8
5.2
No Home Ballpark
130
44
13
30
1
.302
3.3
5.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
131
12
3
8
1
.273
3.5
7.9
Ponce de Leon Park (Atlanta, GA)
132
67
18
49
0
.269
3.1
6.8
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY) (Queens, NY)
133
70
17
48
5
.262
3.9
7.0
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
134
4
1
3
0
.250
2.3
6.3
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
135
69
17
52
0
.246
3.6
5.5
Penmar Park (Philadelphia, PA)
136
29
7
22
0
.241
3.4
5.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
137
25
6
19
0
.240
3.2
5.2
Swayne Field (Toledo, OH), Perry Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
138
50
11
39
0
.220
3.2
6.8
Red Wing Stadium (Rochester, NY), Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
139
48
10
38
0
.208
3.3
7.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY), Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
140
81
14
67
0
.173
4.4
5.6
Parque Deportivo Esfuerzo Obrero (Ciudad Mendoza, VE, Mexico), Estadio de Béisbol Manuel L. Almanza (Chihuahua, CH, Mexico)
141
43
7
36
0
.163
3.4
5.7
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
142
40
6
32
2
.158
3.7
9.1
Yankee Stadium (Bronx, NY)
143
1
0
1
0
.000
1.0
2.0
No Home Ballpark
144
2
0
2
0
.000
2.0
7.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
145
5
0
4
1
.000
1.2
4.2
Ruppert Stadium (Newark, NJ)
146
1
0
1
0
.000
3.0
8.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
147
2
0
2
0
.000
3.0
5.5
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
148
4
0
4
0
.000
2.5
9.5
Red Cap Stadium (Jacksonville, FL)
149
1
0
1
0
.000
6.0
9.0
No Home Ballpark
150
1
0
1
0
.000
4.0
7.0
No Home Ballpark
151
2
0
2
0
.000
2.0
6.5
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
152
1
0
1
0
.000
0.0
11.0
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)

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