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Manager left quite a legacy

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. --- Sparky Anderson, the white-haired Hall of Fame manager who directed Cincinnati's Big Red Machine to back-to-back World Series championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-11-04/manager-left-quite-legac
Baseball | Sports
Tigers plan to retire Anderson's number

DETROIT --- The Detroit Tigers will retire Sparky Anderson's No. 11 this year, one of several gestures the...it is to be a baseball manager ... you think of Sparky Anderson," general manager Dave Dombrowski said Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-01-22/tigers-plan-retire-ander
Baseball | Sports
Big Red Machine gets due in book

...about them. I liked the book so much I read it in a weekend. Early on we get the anecdote that tells us how manager Sparky Anderson ran the team. During spring training he told the team they had two different kinds of players. There were superstars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/27/bas_549663.shtml
Baseball
Braves' Cox to retire

...Tony La Russa -- 2,550-2,209 4. Bobby Cox -- 2,409-1,924 5. Joe Torre -- 2,242-1,908 6. Sparky Anderson -- 2,194-1,834 7. Bucky Harris -- 2,157-2,218 8. Joe McCarthy -- 2,125-1,333 9. Walter Alston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/24/bra_549362.shtml
Braves
Sports often avoid the leap limelight

...again) in the 100-meter freestyle. Dick Button won the world men's figure skating title in 1952 in Paris. Sparky Anderson was elected by the veterans committee to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000. In 1964, some guy named Frank Rugani...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/29/mic_189193.shtml
Scott Michaux
All-Star skippers welcome Bonds

...for shouting rights." St. Louis beat Detroit in five games in last year's World Series, and La Russa joined Sparky Anderson as the only managers to win World Series titles in both leagues.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/04/bas_134664.shtml
Baseball
A victory parade on a day when Cardinals rule

...family getting a ride on the Anheuser-Busch beer wagon led by a team of eight Clydesdales. Since joining mentor Sparky Anderson as the only managers to win a World Series in both leagues it's been a weekend of honors for La Russa. He dropped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/30/bas_102466.shtml
Baseball
Cardinals surpass Phillies after 13

...rollercoaster ride." La Russa became the second manager in major league history to win 700 games with two teams, joining Sparky Anderson. La Russa also won 798 games with Oakland from 1986-95. Anderson won 863 with the Reds from 1970-78 and 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/bas_413909.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...Phil Garner, who was fired in April after an 0-6 start. Trammell, who becomes Detroit's fifth manager since Sparky Anderson's 17-season tenure ended in 1995, was San Diego's first base coach the past three seasons.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/10/oth_357662.shtml
Other sports
Managing quite well

...talking about himself. He does allow a list of influences: Ralph Houk, his former manager with the New York Yankees, Sparky Anderson, the Hall of Fame manager of the Reds and Tigers, and Gene Mauch, the legendary manager of the Phillies, Twins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/24/bra_354248.shtml
Braves