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Dusty Baker Excuses Racist Comment By Assuring Us It Wasn't Racist

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.09.2015 | Sports

A word to the wise: If you have to clarify that a remark of yours is “not racist,” it’s probably safer to simply steer clear of tha...

Dusty Baker and the Plight of the Minority Coach in Baseball

Julian McWilliams | Posted 11.18.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

This isn't a knock against Baker, no indeed. In fact, Baker is overqualified to even be in this particular discussion. But despite Major League Baseball preaching the "gospel of inclusion" with regards to hiring more minority candidates, the numbers tell a different story.

The Next Round of Hall of Fame Managers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The election to the Hall of Fame of Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre, the third, fourth and fifth winningest managers in major league history, has created some controversy because all of them managed steroid users and either were sufficiently not in control of their teams not to notice, or turned a blind eye those activities.

Reds Choose New Manager

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI -- CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds stayed in-house for their next manager, giving pitching coach Bryan Price a three-year deal Tuesday to take...

Reds Fire Dusty

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

CINCINNATI — CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have fired manager Dusty Baker, who led them to their best stretch of success since the Big Red Machin...

REPORT: Dusty Baker Done With Reds

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

-- Dusty Baker is out as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, three days after his team lost the National League wild-card game to Pittsburgh. A person...

Reds Flop Again In Postseason

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have learned how to reach the postseason. Winning once they get there, however, remains elusive. ...

Reds Strike New Deal With Dusty

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI — Reds owner Bob Castellini couldn't imagine Dusty Baker leaving. The 63-year-old manager got a two-year contract extension Monday, ...

Decision Time

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 12.12.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) — Manager Dusty Baker has trouble even thinking about next year. "I don't know, man," he said, after the Cincinnati R...

Dusty Returns To Bay

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Minus his old signature toothpick, Cincinnati's Dusty Baker leaned against the batting cage intently watching his players just ...

Reds First Team To Clinch Playoff Spot

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Dusty Baker was missing when the Cincinnati Reds became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot. The main man in the dugout w...

Jordan Schultz

NL All-Star Manager Tony La Russa Misses Baseball Relationships But Not Dugout | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.09.2012 | Sports

When Tony La Russa takes the field to manage the National League in MLB's All-Star Game Tuesday night in Kansas City, he is not expecting to have an e...

MLB Manager Describes Shocking Desecration

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Before managing the Cincinnati Reds, Dusty Baker was the Chicago Cubs skipper from 2003 to 2006. After the Cubs went 66-96, Baker was fired. On Mond...

You Say You Want a Resolution

Nick Benas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Nick Benas

At a time when many sit down to create their New Year's Resolutions, stories like Adam Greenberg's make us think about what this new resolve should look like.