Gene Mauch

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Birthday
18, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Aug 8, 2005 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Aug 8, 2005 (79)

About

Longtime baseball manager who compiled 1,901 career wins. He also enjoyed a long playing career as an infielder from 1944 to 1957.

Before Fame

He started coaching while playing for the Crackers, which was the Atlanta Braves' farm team in the Double-A division.

Trivia

Despite his accomplishments with the Los Angeles Angels, the Philadelphia Phillies, the Montreal Expos, and Minnesota Twins, he was known for his teams' late-season improbable collapses.

Family Life

He had one daughter with his wife Jodie.

Associated With

He coached the Angels in the infamous "Donnie Moore" game that Joe Torre called on television.