Hall of Fame manager who stood at 5'7" and was known to frequently blow his top. He coached the Baltimore Orioles from 1968 to 1982 and 1985 to 1986, leading the team to a World Series Championship in 1970.
He began his career in the major leagues at age 17.
At any slight provocation, he would dramatically walk up to the umpires and poke a finger square into their chests.
His father was a dry cleaner for several NFL teams.
After retiring from coaching, he went into broadcasting, calling the 1984 National League Championship Series for ABC alongside Don Drysdale and Reggie Jackson.