Yankees Manager Whose Teams Never Missed the Postseason Crossword Clue

The Yankees have a long tradition of success, and that includes managers who can always get the team to the postseason. One of those managers is the subject of today’s crossword clue.

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Yankees Manager

The Yankees are a baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League (NL).

Joe Girardi

Joe Girardi is an American professional baseball manager for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to his managerial career, Girardi was a catcher for the Chicago Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Yankees.

Lou Piniella

Lou Piniella was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He played 16 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, and New York Yankees. He then managed the Cincinnati Reds (1986–1988), Seattle Mariners (1993–2002), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2003–2005), Chicago Cubs (2007–2010), and the San Diego Padres (2011). He won three Manager of the Year Awards in his career. During his time with the Yankees he led them to four American League East divisional titles in a row from 1998 to 2001 as well as their 24th World Series title in 2000.

After being traded to the Yankees in 1974, Piniella emerged as one of their most successful hitters. He helped lead the team to their first World Series championship in 1977 and was named American League Championship Series MVP that year. In 1978 he was an All-Star for the second time and led the Yankees to another World Series title. After retiring as a player, Piniella became a successful manager. He won two more World Series titles with the Yankees in 1996 and 1998.

Billy Martin

Billy Martin (May 16, 1928 – December 25, 1989) was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five times. As a player, he spent his entire career with the Yankees (1950–1957).

Martin had a turbulent managerial career fraught with controversies. He was fired by several of his teams and was also known for an altercation with a marshmallow salesman and fighting with a baseball reporter, among other incidents. Nonetheless, he found success in managing the Yankees; he led them to four American League titles in five years between 1977 and 1981.

Teams

Yankees manager Joe Girardi has been successful in his role, leading the team to the playoffs in each of his 10 seasons at the helm. He is known for his even-keeled demeanor and has been praised for his handling of the bullpen.

New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The Yankees compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League.

The Bronx Bombers began play in the AL in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the modern Baltimore Orioles). In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, renaming the club the New York Highlanders. The Highlanders were officially renamed the Yankees in 1913.

The team is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, an LLC controlled by the family of Larry Dolan, who purchased the team from CBS Corporation in 1973. Former catcher Yogi Berra and shortstop Phil Rizzuto are honored with plaques in Monument Park; Rizzuto’s plaque was dedicated on Opening Day 2008, and Berra’s plaque was dedicated on Opening Day 2010.

Throughout their history, the Yankees have won 27 World Series championships, 40 American League pennants, and lead all MLB franchises with 18 Divisional titles. They also recorded most wins in a season with 114 wins in 1998; most losses in a season with 103 losses in 1918; most home runs hit by a team with 267 home runs during new Yankee Stadium’s inaugural 2009 season; and most consecutive sellouts accomplished at their current stadium with 282 games sold out between May 15, 2009 to October 4, 2012.[13][14] 40 Hall-of-Famers have been inducted into Monument Park including start Babe Ruth, who is considered one of baseball’s greatest players,[15] and former managers Casey Stengel and Joe McCarthy.[16]

Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division. The team joined the AL as an expansion team in 1977. Since July 1999, the Mariners’ home ballpark has been T-Mobile Park, located in the SoDo neighborhood of Seattle.

Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays teams have never missed the postseason under manager Joe Maddon.

Postseason

The Yankees have been one of the most successful franchises in baseball history, and a big reason for that has been their managers. From Casey Stengel to Joe Girardi, the Yankees have had some of the best in the business.

American League

The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada. It developed from the Western League, a minor league based in the Great Lakes states, which eventually aspired to major league status. It is sometimes called the Junior Circuit because it claimed Major League status for the 1901 season, 25 years after the formation of the National League.

The American League has 15 teams. As of the 2021 Major League Baseball season, there are six teams in each of its two divisions: East and West.

National League

The National League is one of two major baseball leagues in North America. The American League is the other. It was founded in 1876, almost a century after the founding of professional baseball. The National League is made up of fifteen teams: three in Canada and twelve in the United States.

Crossword Clue

Yankees Manager Whose Teams Never Missed the Postseason Crossword Clue is a crossword clue for which we have 1 possible answer and we have spotted 1 times in our database. This clue was last seen on New York Times Crossword on May 20 2020 In case the clue doesn’t fit or there’s something wrong please contact us!

JOE GIRARDI

Joe Girardi is an American former professional baseball catcher and current manager of the New York Yankees, a position he has held since 2008. Girardi previously managed the Florida Marlins (2006) and the Chicago Cubs (2007). He has been a television commentator for the Yankees on the YES Network.

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