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Gleeman: Is Ron Gardenhire the rare manager who won't get fired after three straight 90-loss seasons?

From SABR member Aaron Gleeman at Hardball Talk on July 10, 2013:

With the Twins free-falling their way to a third straight 90-loss season the speculation about longtime manager Ron Gardenhire’s job security is starting to simmer a little bit here in Minnesota.

I asked on Twitter how many managers in baseball history have avoided being fired after three consecutive 90-loss seasons and SABR’s own Jacob Pomrenke came through with the information.

It has happened eight times since 1945 ...

Read the full article here: http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/07/10/is-ron-gardenhire-the-rare-manager-who-wont-get-fired-after-three-straight-90-loss-seasons/

This page was last updated July 10, 2013 at 11:39 am MST.

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