John McNamara

Baseball Manager

Birthday June 4, 1932

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace California

DEATH DATE Jul 28, 2020 (88)

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Former MLB manager who led the Boston Red Sox to the AL Pennant in 1986.

Before Fame

He played catcher at Sacramento City College and in the minor leagues but never made it to the majors.


He was named AL Manager of the year in 1986.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife Ellen.

Associated With

He coached Bill Buckner on the Boston Red Sox from 1985 to 1987.