Sweet Lou has managed in over 3,500 games and ranks fourteenth all-time in wins.
He was an All-American baseball player at the University of Tampa.
Contrary to his nickname, he has been anything but sweet with umpires.
Married Anita Garcia in 1967, and the couple welcomed their first child in 1969.
He co-starred with Ken Griffey, Jr. and a number of other baseball stars in the 1994 film, Little Big League.