Is the Minnesota Twins’ Ron Gardenhire AL Manager of the Year?

Posted: 17th November 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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Ron Gardenhire has long been considered one of baseballÆs best managers. á In 2009, he proved his mettle once again by leading the Minnesota Twins to yet another division title in the American League Central. á The pennant marked his fifth division title in eight seasons as the TwinsÆ skipper. á It very well could have been the sixth, but Minnesota lost to the Chicago White Sox in a one-game playoff to determine the division champion after the 2008 regular season ended with both clubs in a tie for first place. á In addition to the five pennants, Gardy has also amassed a record of 709-558, ranking him 79th all-time on the career wins list and 11th among active managers. á With Gardenhire at the helm, Minnesota has never finished lower than third in the AL Central and the club has on ...

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