Sparky Anderson

November 4, 2010 by staff 

Sparky Anderson, Sparky Anderson Dies, Sparky Anderson daed, Latests, (CP) –— Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson has died.He was 76.Family spokesman Dan Ewald says Anderson died from complications from dementia.Anderson guided the Cincinnati Reds to World Series championships in 1975 and 1976 and then led the Detroit Tigers to the 1984 title.

(AP) — Former Detroit Tigers manager Sparky Anderson has been placed in hospice care at his Thousands Oaks, Calif. home for complications resulting from dementia.

Anderson family’s said in a statement Wednesday they appreciate the support and kindness that friends and fans have shown throughout the Hall of Famer’s career and retirement.

No further details were released.

Anderson guided the Tigers to a World Series title in 1984 and led them for 17 seasons.

The former Cincinnati Reds skipper was the first manager to win more than 100 games in a season in the American and National leagues. He has 2,194 career wins.

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