John Mcgraw

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Tony La Russa Passes John McGraw for 2nd-Most Wins by Manager in MLB History

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa moved to second place on the all-time wins list among managers following Sunday's 3-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers, passing John McGraw. La Russa now sits at 2,764 wins, trailing record-holder Connie Mack by an incredible 967 victories:. Chicago White Sox @whitesox. With...

Column: Tony La Russa is 1 win from tying John McGraw for 2nd place on the all-time managerial win list. A look at how it all began for the Chicago White Sox skipper.

As he embarked on a major-league managing career in the summer of 1979, 34-year-old Tony La Russa knew he would have to alter his style a bit to conform to his job. “One of the things I’m going to have to do is learn to control my temper,” La Russa said. “I’ve made moves in anger that I might not have made otherwise. You lose your temper, and you lose your good sense.”

John McGraw

John Russell McGraw, 73, of Arab died Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at his residence. Mr. McGraw was born Dec. 7, 1947, in Florida to Russell O. McGraw and Lillian Elizabeth McCowan McGraw. He lived in the Strawberry community and was a member of Joppa Church of God. He enjoyed fishing,...

John McGraw “Action” Photo at Auction

He was best known for his managerial skills, but John McGraw’s playing career straddled the centuries. Primarily a third baseman, the 5’7, 155-pound Irishman debuted in 1891 and retired in 1906, with a career batting average of .334 and 436 stolen bases. There are plenty of photos of McGraw during...