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 …

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Originally published: July 10, 2013. Last Updated: July 10, 2013.