|Earl Weaver - The Man, The Myth,
August 14, 1930.
of Fame manager of the Baltimore Orioles, led the team to six Eastern
Division titles, four AL pennants, and a World Series!
record of 1,480 wins and 1,060 losses for the Orioles from 1968-82
from games 91 times and suspended 4 times!
solidified in the Mid-80's with the introduction of Earl Weaver
Baseball by Electronic Arts.
play - Three Run Homer!
a big stink at a roast in his honor in November 2000 when he confronted
Jim Palmer over some of the remarks Palmer made about him. We say
Palmer deserved it!
the dull things right so the extraordinary things will not be required
best game plan is to sit on the bench and call out specific instructions
like "C'mon Boog," "Get ahold of one, Frank,"
or "Let's go, Brooks."
what you learn after you know it all that counts."
manager's job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games you try
not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last
manager should stay as far away as possible from his players. I
don't know if I said ten words to Frank Robinson while he played
are an integral part of any manager's team, especially if they are
good pinochle players."
worry, the fans don't start booing until July."
"I think there should be bad blood between all
never got many questions about my managing. I tried to get twenty-five
guys who didn't ask questions."
one's gonna give a damn in July if you lost a game in March."
job of arguing with the umpire belongs to the manager, because it
won't hurt the team if he gets thrown out of the game."
"You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays
into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball
over the damn plate and give the other man his chance. That's why
baseball is the greatest game of them all."