Mike Scioscia’s Emotional Season Ends with Manager of the Year Honors

Posted: 18th November 2009 by Johnathan Kroncke in MLB
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Mike Scioscia added one more piece to his incredible 2009 season: He is your American League Manager of the Year. A more appropriate choice there never was. In a rollicking, emotional season filled with tragedy and triumph, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim won 97 games and another divisional crown, thanks in large part to their sound-minded skipper. Scioscia's award-winning fate was sealed on Sept. 28, when his Angels clinched their franchise record third consecutive AL West division title. They would go on to sweep the Boston Red Sox in the first round of the playoffs before falling to the New York Yankees in a tough battle for the AL Championship. But by that point, any postseason accomplishments were just the icing on the cake of a truly improbable season. Few managers, if any, have ha ...

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