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 September 18, 2016.

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 1,781 managed wins. The active manager closest to surpassing 1,000 wins is Joe Maddon, who has 972 wins and 849 losses. The only manager with 1,000 losses but not 1,000 wins is Phil Garner, who has a 985-1,054 record (.483).

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 Piniella, LouLou Piniella 1,835 1,713 .517
15 Bochy, BruceBruce Bochy * 1,781 1,752 .504
16 Leyland, JimJim Leyland 1,769 1,728 .506
17 Baker, DustyDusty Baker * 1,759 1,565 .529
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 Griffith, ClarkClark Griffithdagger 1,493 1,376 .520
23 Scioscia, MikeMike Scioscia * 1,481 1,260 .540
24 Weaver, EarlEarl Weaverdagger 1,480 1,060 .583
25 Showalter, BuckBuck Showalter * 1,422 1,309 .521
26 Huggins, MillerMiller Hugginsdagger 1,413 1,134 .555
27 Lopez, AlAl Lopezdagger 1,410 1,004 .584
28 Dykes, JimmyJimmy Dykes 1,406 1,541 .477
29 Robinson, WilbertWilbert Robinsondagger 1,399 1,398 .500
31 Francona, TerryTerry Francona * 1,373 1,205 .533
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 Murtaugh, DannyDanny Murtaugh 1,115 950 .540
51 Gardenhire, RonRon Gardenhire 1,068 1,039 .507
52 Robinson, FrankFrank Robinsondagger 1,065 1,176 .475
53 McKeon, JackJack McKeon 1,051 990 .515
54 Southworth, BillyBilly Southworthdagger 1,044 704 .597
55 Schoendienst, RedRed Schoendienstdagger 1,041 955 .522
56 O'Neill, SteveSteve O'Neill 1,040 821 .559
57 Hurdle, ClintClint Hurdle * 1,039 1,079 .491
58 Alou, FelipeFelipe Alou 1,033 1,021 .503
59 Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 1,028 1,095 .484
60 Dressen, ChuckChuck Dressen 1,008 973 .509
61 Yost, NedNed Yost * 1,001 1,044 .489
62 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 500 games, a group including 241 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 500 managed games, two managers have a winning percentage high enough for this list: Jeff Banister with a .564 record (176-136) in 312 games and Dave Roberts with a .560 record (84-66) in 150 games. The closest active manager to the end of this list is Joe Maddon with a .534 record (972-849) in 1,821 games.

Rank Name Win Pct. Games
1 McCarthy, JoeJoe McCarthydagger .615 3,487
2 Mutrie, JimJim Mutrie .611 1,114
3 Comiskey, CharlesCharles Comiskeydagger .608 1,410
4 Selee, FrankFrank Seleedagger .598 2,180
5 Southworth, BillyBilly Southworthdagger .597 1,770
6 Chance, FrankFrank Chancedagger .593 1,622
7 McGraw, JohnJohn McGrawdagger .586 4,769
8 Lopez, AlAl Lopezdagger .584 2,425
9 Weaver, EarlEarl Weaverdagger .583 2,541
10 Cochrane, MickeyMickey Cochranedagger .582 600
11 Wright, HarryHarry Wrightdagger .581 2,185
12= Dyer, EddieEddie Dyer .578 777
12= Anson, CapCap Ansondagger .578 2,288
12= Rowland, PantsPants Rowland .578 591
15 Clarke, FredFred Clarkedagger .576 2,829
16 McGunnigle, BillBill McGunnigle .569 586
17 Matheny, MikeMike Matheny * .568 797
18 Ward, MonteMonte Warddagger .563 751
19 Johnson, DaveyDavey Johnson .562 2,445
20 Moran, PatPat Moran .561 1,344
21 O'Neill, SteveSteve O'Neill .559 1,879
22 Alston, WalterWalter Alstondagger .558 3,658
23= Cox, BobbyBobby Coxdagger .556 4,508
23= Dierker, LarryLarry Dierker .556 783
25= Huggins, MillerMiller Hugginsdagger .555 2,570
25= Tebeau, PatsyPatsy Tebeau .555 1,339
25= Terry, BillBill Terry .555 1,496
28 Girardi, JoeJoe Girardi * .554 1,607
29= Ewing, BuckBuck Ewingdagger .553 903
29= Martin, BillyBilly Martin .553 2,267
31 Little, GradyGrady Little .552 648
32= Johnson, WalterWalter Johnsondagger .550 966
32= Lajoie, NapNap Lajoiedagger .550 700
34= Manuel, CharlieCharlie Manuel .548 1,826
34= Shettsline, BillBill Shettsline .548 677
34= Collins, JimmyJimmy Collinsdagger .548 842
37 Grimm, CharlieCharlie Grimm .547 2,368
38= Mele, SamSam Mele .546 963
38= Gibson, GeorgeGeorge Gibson .546 759
40 Anderson, SparkySparky Andersondagger .545 4,030
41= Howser, DickDick Howser .544 933
41= Randolph, WillieWillie Randolph .544 555
43= Jennings, HughieHughie Jenningsdagger .543 2,203
43= Speaker, TrisTris Speakerdagger .543 1,139
45 Mattingly, DonDon Mattingly * .542 958
47= Scioscia, MikeMike Scioscia * .540 2,741
47= Durocher, LeoLeo Durocherdagger .540 3,739
47= Macha, KenKen Macha .540 972
47= Murtaugh, DannyDanny Murtaugh .540 2,068
47= Jones, FielderFielder Jones .540 1,297
47= Cronin, JoeJoe Cronindagger .540 2,315

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