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Photos: Dusty Baker's seasons with the Astros

Photos: Dusty Baker's seasons with the Astros

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He became the oldest manager to win a World Series in his third trip as a manager to the Fall Classic. He entered the series as the winningest manager without a title and improved to 2,094-1,790 with this most memorable victory.

He joins Dave Roberts (Dodgers, 2020) and Cito Gaston (Blue Jays, 1992, 1993) as the only Black managers to win a World Series.

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Six summers ago, I walked into a downtown Chicago hotel room to the sight of Dusty Baker ironing his pants in his boxers and a T-shirt. Baker was managing the Washington Nationals, and I had stopped by his hotel for an interview in June 2016 about his career and a budding rivalry with the Chicago Cubs. After such a painful ending in Chicago 10 years earlier, Baker really wasn’t interested in ...

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