List of Major League Baseball managers by wins

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Connie Mack baseball card, 1910. Connie Mack is the all-time leader in career wins and losses by a manager.

This article contains a list of all Major League Baseball managers with at least 1,000 career regular-season wins, as well as a list of managers who have regular season win percentages greater than .540. Both lists are current through the close of the 2017 season.

Connie Mack, who managed the Philadelphia Athletics for 50 years, is the all-time leader in both wins and losses. Due to their length of service, seven of the top ten managers (in wins) also appear in the top ten in losses.

Bruce Bochy is the active wins leader with 1,853 managed wins. The active manager closest to surpassing 1,000 wins is Bud Black, who has 736 wins and 788 losses (a .483 record).

The only managers with over 1,000 losses but fewer than 1,000 wins are Terry Collins, who has 995 wins and 1,017 losses (a .495 record) and Phil Garner, who has 985 wins and 1,054 losses (a .483 record).

Managers with 1,000 or more wins[edit]

Key
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Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
* Denote manager is active
Rank Name Wins Losses Pct.
1 Mack, ConnieConnie Mackdagger 3,731 3,948 .486
2 McGraw, JohnJohn McGrawdagger 2,763 1,948 .586
3 La Russa, TonyTony La Russadagger 2,728 2,365 .536
4 Cox, BobbyBobby Coxdagger 2,504 2,001 .556
5 Torre, JoeJoe Torredagger 2,326 1,997 .538
6 Anderson, SparkySparky Andersondagger 2,194 1,834 .545
7 Harris, BuckyBucky Harrisdagger 2,158 2,219 .493
8 McCarthy, JoeJoe McCarthydagger 2,125 1,333 .615
9 Alston, WalterWalter Alstondagger 2,040 1,613 .558
10 Durocher, LeoLeo Durocherdagger 2,008 1,709 .540
11 Stengel, CaseyCasey Stengeldagger 1,905 1,842 .508
12 Mauch, GeneGene Mauch 1,902 2,037 .483
13 McKechnie, BillBill McKechniedagger 1,896 1,723 .524
14 Baker, DustyDusty Baker 1,863 1,636 .532
15 Bochy, BruceBruce Bochy * 1,853 1,855 .500
16 Piniella, LouLou Piniella 1,835 1,713 .517
17 Leyland, JimJim Leyland 1,769 1,728 .506
18 Houk, RalphRalph Houk 1,619 1,531 .514
19 Clarke, FredFred Clarkedagger 1,602 1,181 .576
20 Lasorda, TommyTommy Lasordadagger 1,599 1,439 .526
21 Williams, DickDick Williamsdagger 1,571 1,451 .520
22 Scioscia, MikeMike Scioscia * 1,570 1,346 .538
23 Showalter, BuckBuck Showalter * 1,504 1,402 .518
24 Griffith, ClarkClark Griffithdagger 1,493 1,376 .520
25 Francona, TerryTerry Francona * 1,483 1,269 .539
26 Weaver, EarlEarl Weaverdagger 1,480 1,060 .583
27 Huggins, MillerMiller Hugginsdagger 1,413 1,134 .555
28 Lopez, AlAl Lopezdagger 1,410 1,004 .584
29 Dykes, JimmyJimmy Dykes 1,406 1,541 .477
30 Robinson, WilbertWilbert Robinsondagger 1,399 1,398 .500
31 Johnson, DaveyDavey Johnson 1,372 1,071 .562
32 Tanner, ChuckChuck Tanner 1,352 1,381 .495
33 Hanlon, NedNed Hanlondagger 1,313 1,164 .530
34 Anson, CapCap Ansondagger 1,295 947 .578
35 Grimm, CharlieCharlie Grimm 1,287 1,067 .547
36 Selee, FrankFrank Seleedagger 1,284 862 .598
37 Herzog, WhiteyWhitey Herzogdagger 1,281 1,125 .532
38 Martin, BillyBilly Martin 1,253 1,013 .553
39 Rigney, BillBill Rigney 1,239 1,321 .484
40 Cronin, JoeJoe Cronindagger 1,236 1,055 .540
41 Wright, HarryHarry Wrightdagger 1,225 885 .581
42 Hargrove, MikeMike Hargrove 1,188 1,173 .503
43 Valentine, BobbyBobby Valentine 1,186 1,165 .504
44 Jennings, HughieHughie Jenningsdagger 1,184 995 .543
45 Boudreau, LouLou Boudreaudagger 1,162 1,224 .487
46 McNamara, JohnJohn McNamara 1,160 1,233 .485
47 Kelly, TomTom Kelly 1,140 1,244 .478
48 Frisch, FrankieFrankie Frischdagger 1,138 1,078 .514
49 Howe, ArtArt Howe 1,129 1,137 .498
50 Hurdle, ClintClint Hurdle * 1,118 1,174 .488
51 Murtaugh, DannyDanny Murtaugh 1,115 950 .540
52 Yost, NedNed Yost * 1,086 1,134 .489
53 Maddon, JoeJoe Maddon * 1,073 922 .538
54 Gardenhire, RonRon Gardenhire * 1,068 1,039 .507
55 Robinson, FrankFrank Robinsondagger 1,065 1,176 .475
56 McKeon, JackJack McKeon 1,051 990 .515
57 Southworth, BillyBilly Southworthdagger 1,044 704 .597
58 Schoendienst, RedRed Schoendienstdagger 1,041 955 .522
59 O'Neill, SteveSteve O'Neill 1,040 821 .559
60 Alou, FelipeFelipe Alou 1,033 1,021 .503
61 Melvin, BobBob Melvin * 1,030 1,042 .497
62 Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 1,028 1,095 .484
63 Dressen, ChuckChuck Dressen 1,008 973 .509
64 Manuel, CharlieCharlie Manuel 1,000 826 .548

Win percentage[edit]

Known as "Marse Joe", McCarthy guided the New York Yankees to eight pennants in 16 seasons. McCarthy is the all-time leader in winning percentage by a manager in Major League Baseball.

Managers included have managed at least 400 games, a group including 276 managers. Note that the total number of games listed for each manager in this table includes tie games though ties are not included in "decided game" statistics.

Of the active managers with less than 400 managed games, two managers have a winning percentage high enough for this list: Dave Roberts with a .600 record (195-130) in 325 games and Torey Lovullo with a .574 record (93-69) in 162 games. The closest active manager to the end of this list is Terry Francona with a .539 record (1,483-1,269).

The lowest winning percentage for a qualifying manager is Doc Prothro, with a .301 record (138-320-2) in 460 games.

Rank Name Win Pct. Games Wins Losses
1 McCarthy, JoeJoe McCarthydagger .615 3,487 2,125 1,333
2 Mutrie, JimJim Mutrie .611 1,114 658 419
3 Comiskey, CharlesCharles Comiskeydagger .608 1,410 839 540
4 Selee, FrankFrank Seleedagger .598 2,180 1,284 862
5 Southworth, BillyBilly Southworthdagger .597 1,770 1,044 704
6 Chance, FrankFrank Chancedagger .593 1,622 946 648
7 McGraw, JohnJohn McGrawdagger .586 4,769 2,763 1,948
8 Lopez, AlAl Lopezdagger .584 2,425 1,410 1,004
9 Weaver, EarlEarl Weaverdagger .583 2,541 1,480 1,060
10 Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochranedagger .582 600 348 250
11 Wright, HarryHarry Wrightdagger .581 2,185 1,225 885
12= Dyer, EddieEddie Dyer .578 777 446 325
12= Anson, CapCap Ansondagger .578 2,288 1,295 947
12= Rowland, PantsPants Rowland .578 591 339 247
15 Clarke, FredFred Clarkedagger .576 2,829 1,602 1,181
16 Vitt, OssieOssie Vitt .570 462 262 198
17 McGunnigle, BillBill McGunnigle .569 586 327 248
18 Ward, John MontgomeryJohn Montgomery Warddagger .563 751 412 320
19 Johnson, DaveyDavey Johnson .562 2,445 1,372 1,071
20 Moran, PatPat Moran .561 1,344 748 586
21 Matheny, MikeMike Matheny * .560 972 544 428
22 O'Neill, SteveSteve O'Neill .559 1,879 1,040 821
23 Alston, WalterWalter Alstondagger .558 3,658 2,040 1,613
24= Cox, BobbyBobby Coxdagger .556 4,508 2,504 2,001
24= Dierker, LarryLarry Dierker .556 783 435 348
26= Huggins, MillerMiller Hugginsdagger .555 2,570 1,413 1,134
26= Tebeau, PatsyPatsy Tebeau .555 1,339 726 583
26= Terry, BillBill Terry .555 1,496 823 661
29 Girardi, JoeJoe Girardi .554 1,782 988 794
30= Ewing, BuckBuck Ewingdagger .553 903 489 395
30= Martin, BillyBilly Martin .553 2,267 1,253 1,013
32 Little, GradyGrady Little .552 648 358 290
33= Johnson, WalterWalter Johnsondagger .550 966 529 432
33= Lajoie, NapNap Lajoiedagger .550 700 377 309
35= Manuel, CharlieCharlie Manuel .548 1,826 1,000 826
35= Shettsline, BillBill Shettsline .548 677 367 303
35= Collins, JimmyJimmy Collinsdagger .548 842 455 376
38 Grimm, CharlieCharlie Grimm .547 2,368 1,287 1,067
39= Mele, SamSam Mele .546 963 524 436
39= Gibson, GeorgeGeorge Gibson .546 759 413 344
41 Anderson, SparkySparky Andersondagger .545 4,030 2,194 1,834
42= Howser, DickDick Howser .544 933 507 425
42= Randolph, WillieWillie Randolph .544 555 302 253
44= Jennings, HughieHughie Jenningsdagger .543 2,203 1,184 995
44= Speaker, TrisTris Speakerdagger .543 1,139 617 520
46= Durocher, LeoLeo Durocherdagger .540 3,739 2,008 1,709
46= Macha, KenKen Macha .540 972 525 447
46= Murtaugh, DannyDanny Murtaugh .540 2,068 1,115 950
46= Jones, FielderFielder Jones .540 1,297 683 582
46= Cronin, JoeJoe Cronindagger .540 2,315 1,236 1,055

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