Complete List Of Philadelphia Phillies Managers In Order

List Of Philadelphia Phillies Managers In Order

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The Philadelphia Phillies, affectionately known as the “Phillies,” are a professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1883, the Phillies are one of the oldest and most storied franchises in Major League Baseball (MLB). Over the years, the team has seen both triumphs and challenges, but their passionate fanbase has remained loyal, making them an integral part of the city’s sports culture.

Throughout their extensive history, the Philadelphia Phillies have been led by various managers who have played a crucial role in the team’s fortunes. From their early years to their modern-day presence, these managers have contributed their unique strategies and leadership styles to guide the Phillies towards success and glory.

List of Philadelphia Phillies Managers:

  1. Bob Ferguson
    • Years Managed: 1883-1884
    • Years as a Player: 1871-1884 (Troy Haymakers, Chicago White Stockings, Hartford Dark Blues, New York Mutuals, Philadelphia White Stockings)
    • Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
  2. Arthur Irwin
    • Years Managed: 1886-1889
    • Years as a Player: 1880-1894 (Worcester Ruby Legs, Providence Grays, Philadelphia Athletics, Washington Senators, Boston Reds, New York Giants, Boston Beaneaters)
    • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  3. Harry Wright
    • Years Managed: 1884-1893
    • Other Teams Managed: Boston Red Stockings (now Atlanta Braves), Providence Grays
    • Years as a Player: 1866-1881 (New York Knickerbockers, Cincinnati Red Stockings, Boston Red Stockings)
    • Hometown: Sheffield, England
  4. Arthur Irwin (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1894
    • Years as a Player: 1880-1894 (Worcester Ruby Legs, Providence Grays, Philadelphia Athletics, Washington Senators, Boston Reds, New York Giants, Boston Beaneaters)
    • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  5. George Stallings
    • Years Managed: 1897
    • Years as a Player: 1888-1891 (Detroit Wolverines, Philadelphia Athletics)
    • Hometown: Warren, Vermont, USA
  6. Bill Shettsline
    • Years Managed: 1898
    • Years as a Player: 1890-1898 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  7. Billy Nash
    • Years Managed: 1898 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1884-1898 (Boston Red Stockings, Philadelphia Quakers, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Boston Beaneaters)
    • Hometown: Richmond, Virginia, USA
  8. Red Donahue
    • Years Managed: 1899 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1893-1903 (Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Washington Senators)
    • Hometown: Cork, Ireland
  9. Bill Shettsline (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1902
    • Years as a Player: 1890-1898 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  10. John McCloskey
    • Years Managed: 1903-1906
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  11. Hugh Duffy
    • Years Managed: 1904 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1888-1906 (Chicago White Stockings, Boston Beaneaters, Chicago Orphans, Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers)
    • Hometown: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA
  12. Billy Murray
    • Years Managed: 1906
    • Other Teams Managed: N/A
    • Years as a Player: 1884-1896 (Washington Nationals, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, Chicago Orphans)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  13. Billy Bancroft
    • Years Managed: 1907-1909
    • Years as a Player: 1894-1911 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Giants, Brooklyn Superbas)
    • Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa, USA
  14. Red Dooin
    • Years Managed: 1910-1914
    • Years as a Player: 1902-1916 (Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants)
    • Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  15. Pat Moran
    • Years Managed: 1915-1918
    • Other Teams Managed: Cincinnati Reds
    • Years as a Player: 1901-1914 (Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA
  16. Gavvy Cravath
    • Years Managed: 1919-1920
    • Years as a Player: 1908-1920 (Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Washington Senators, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Escondido, California, USA
  17. Kaiser Wilhelm
    • Years Managed: 1921-1923
    • Years as a Player: 1903-1917 (New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Terrapins, Philadelphia Phillies, Brooklyn Tip-Tops, Brooklyn Robins)
    • Hometown: Meridian, Mississippi, USA
  18. Art Fletcher
    • Years Managed: 1923 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1909-1922 (San Francisco Seals, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Collinsville, Illinois, USA
  19. Johnny Evers
    • Years Managed: 1924-1926
    • Other Teams Managed: Chicago White Sox
    • Years as a Player: 1902-1929 (Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)
    • Hometown: Troy, New York, USA
  20. Art Fletcher (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1926 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1909-1922 (San Francisco Seals, New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds)
    • Hometown: Collinsville, Illinois, USA
  21. Stuffy McInnis
    • Years Managed: 1927
    • Years as a Player: 1909-1927 (Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA
  22. Burt Shotton
    • Years Managed: 1928-1933
    • Other Teams Managed: Brooklyn Dodgers
    • Years as a Player: 1909-1923 (Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates)
    • Hometown: Brownhelm, Ohio, USA
  23. Lud Dugas
    • Years Managed: 1934
    • Years as a Player: 1922-1923 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Wilton, New Hampshire, USA
  24. Jimmie Wilson
    • Years Managed: 1934-1938, 1944-1945
    • Years as a Player: 1923-1934 (Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Red Sox)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  25. Doc Prothro
    • Years Managed: 1939-1941
    • Other Teams Managed: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds
    • Years as a Player: 1920-1922 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)
    • Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  26. Hans Lobert
    • Years Managed: 1941 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1903-1917 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, New York Giants, Philadelphia Athletics, Brooklyn Robins)
    • Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
  27. Bucky Harris
    • Years Managed: 1943
    • Other Teams Managed: Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Washington Nationals (Negro Leagues)
    • Years as a Player: 1919-1931 (Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics)
    • Hometown: Port Jervis, New York, USA
  28. Freddie Fitzsimmons
    • Years Managed: 1943 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1925-1943 (New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Mishawaka, Indiana, USA
  29. Ben Chapman
    • Years Managed: 1945-1948
    • Years as a Player: 1930-1946 (New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Braves)
    • Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  30. Eddie Sawyer
    • Years Managed: 1948-1952, 1958
    • Years as a Player: 1919-1920 (Philadelphia Athletics)
    • Hometown: Tasley, Virginia, USA
  31. Steve O’Neill
    • Years Managed: 1952-1954
    • Other Teams Managed: Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers
    • Years as a Player: 1911-1928 (Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees)
    • Hometown: Minooka, Pennsylvania, USA
  32. Terry Moore
    • Years Managed: 1954 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1935-1948 (St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Vernon, Alabama, USA
  33. Mayo Smith
    • Years Managed: 1955-1958
    • Years as a Player: 1935-1943 (Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: New London, Ohio, USA
  34. Eddie Sawyer (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1958 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1919-1920 (Philadelphia Athletics)
    • Hometown: Tasley, Virginia, USA
  35. Gene Mauch
    • Years Managed: 1960-1968
    • Other Teams Managed: Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, California Angels
    • Years as a Player: 1944-1957 (Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox)
    • Hometown: Salina, Kansas, USA
  36. Bob Skinner
    • Years Managed: 1968-1969
    • Years as a Player: 1954-1966 (Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: La Jolla, California, USA
  37. George Myatt
    • Years Managed: 1969 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1939-1948 (Boston Bees, Boston Braves, Philadelphia Athletics)
    • Hometown: Denver, Colorado, USA
  38. Frank Lucchesi
    • Years Managed: 1970-1972
    • Other Teams Managed: Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs
    • Hometown: San Francisco, California, USA
  39. Paul Owens
    • Years Managed: 1972 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1949-1950 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Salinas, California, USA
  40. Danny Ozark
    • Years Managed: 1973-1979
    • Hometown: Buffalo, New York, USA
  41. Dallas Green
    • Years Managed: 1979-1981
    • Other Teams Managed: New York Yankees, New York Mets, Chicago Cubs
    • Years as a Player: 1960-1967 (Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, New York Mets)
    • Hometown: Newport, Delaware, USA
  42. Paul Owens (Second Stint)
    • Years Managed: 1983 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1949-1950 (Philadelphia Phillies)
    • Hometown: Salinas, California, USA
  43. John Felske
    • Years Managed: 1984-1985
    • Hometown: Harvey, Illinois, USA
  44. John Vukovich
    • Years Managed: 1985 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1970-1981 (Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays)
    • Hometown: Sacramento, California, USA
  45. Lee Elia
    • Years Managed: 1987-1988
    • Years as a Player: 1966-1968 (Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  46. Nick Leyva
    • Years Managed: 1989-1991
    • Hometown: Yonkers, New York, USA
  47. Jim Fregosi
  48. Terry Francona
    • Years Managed: 1997-2000
    • Other Teams Managed: Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Guardians (now Cleveland Guardians)
    • Years as a Player: 1981-1990 (Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers)
    • Hometown: Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
  49. Larry Bowa
    • Years Managed: 2001-2004
    • Years as a Player: 1970-1985 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets)
    • Hometown: Sacramento, California, USA
  50. Gary Varsho
    • Years Managed: 2004 (interim)
    • Years as a Player: 1988-1995 (Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners)
    • Hometown: Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
  51. Charlie Manuel
    • Years Managed: 2005-2013
    • Other Teams Managed: Cleveland Indians
    • Years as a Player: 1969-1975 (Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers)
    • Hometown: Northfork, West Virginia, USA
  52. Ryne Sandberg
    • Years Managed: 2013-2015
    • Years as a Player: 1981-1997 (Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs)
    • Hometown: Spokane, Washington, USA
  53. Pete Mackanin
    • Years Managed: 2015-2017
    • Other Teams Managed: Cincinnati Reds
    • Years as a Player: 1973-1981 (Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies, Minnesota Twins)
    • Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  54. Mack Jenkins
    • Years Managed: 2017 (interim)
    • Hometown: Florence, South Carolina, USA
  55. Gabe Kapler
    • Years Managed: 2018-2019
    • Years as a Player: 1998-2010 (Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Tampa Bay Rays)
    • Hometown: Hollywood, California, USA
  56. Joe Girardi
    • Years Managed: 2020-present (as of September 2021)
    • Other Teams Managed: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees
    • Years as a Player: 1989-2003 (Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals)
    • Hometown: Peoria, Illinois, USA
  57. Rob Thomson
    • Years Managed: 2022-present
    • Hometown: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

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