My 1977 Managers

I am truly honored to replay a classic season for sixteen of the best writer/bloggers in the business.  And I’ve actually spoken to four of them.


YANKEES: Joe Sheehan, of Baseball Prospectus and Sports Illustrated

ROYALS: Rany Jazayerli, of Rany on the Royals

RED SOX: Josh Wilker, of Cardboard Gods

INDIANS: Joe Posnanski, of Sports Illustrated and the one and only JoeBlog

TWINS: Howard Sinker, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune

WHITE SOXKeith Scherer, legal eagle and contributor to Baseball Prospectus, The Hardball Times, and

ORIOLES: The Eutaw Street Hooligans

RANGERS: Ted Leavengood, baseball author and regular contributor to Seamheads


DODGERS: Larry Granillo, of Wezen-Ball

PIRATES: Pat Lackey, of Where Have You Gone, Andy Van Slyke?

ASTROS: James Yasko of Astros County

REDS: Amanda Cross of Red-Hot Mama

EXPOS: Jonah Keri, of Bloomberg Sports and Jonah

PHILLIES: Daniel Rubin, of the Philadelphia Inquirer

CARDINALS: Mike Metzger, of Stan Musial’s Stance

CUBS: Scott Simkus, of Strat Negro Leagues reknown