On May 9, 1944, Joe McCarthy returns to manage the New York Yankees after missing most of spring training and the early season due to illness. With his roster heavily affected by World War II, McCarthy and the Yankees will finish in third place in the American League pennant race.
Don Zimmer is named manager of the Texas Rangers, becoming the 10th manager in the club’s nine-year history.
November 12, 1980
Hall of Famer Ted Williams makes a return to baseball by signing a five-year contract to manage the Washington Senator
February 21, 1969
February 23, 1987