Dallas Green Dies at Age 82

Dallas Green, former major-league player, manager, and executive died on March 22 at age 82.  His son, John, is currently a scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The elder Green played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, and New York Mets during his eight-year major-league career.  He posted a record of 20-22 in 185 career games.

He became manager of the Phillies for part of the 1979, then led them to a World Series title in 1980.  He also managed the New York Yankees for a season and the New York Mets in four seasons. Altogether his managerial record was 454-478.  He later served as general manager of the Chicago Cubs,

The Green family was in the news headlines when John’s daughter, Christina, was shot and killed in the 2011 Tucson shooting that critically wounded U. S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords during a rally at a supermarket parking lot.

For more information about Dallas Green, see the link below from Sports on Earth:

http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/220455556/dallas-green-passes-away-age-82

 

 

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