What teams did Dusty Baker take to the World Series?
Baker’s closest chance came back in 2002 when he guided the Giants to the National League pennant. Baker and the Giants got off to a 3-2 lead in the series, but the Angels won the last two games of the series at Edison International Field of Anaheim to claim the World Series title.
What teams did Dusty Baker take to the playoffs?
Here are Baker’s frustrating playoff sagas, ranked.
- 1) 2002 Giants — Lost World Series to Angels in Game 7. …
- 2) 2003 Cubs — Lost NLCS to Marlins in Game 7. …
- 6) 2016 Nationals — Lost NLDS to Dodgers in Game 5. …
- 7) 2020 Astros — Lost ALCS to Rays in Game 7. …
- 8) 1997 Giants — Lost NLDS to Marlins in Game 3.
Is Dusty Baker a Hall of Famer?
“Dusty is a Hall of Famer … for me, there is zero dispute when you compile his accomplishments as both a player and manager,” said Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon via text. “I believe all my peers who have played for or with Dusty all agree … he belongs on the wall in Cooperstown.”
Was Dusty Baker a Dodger?
Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker Jr. (born June 15, 1949) is an American baseball manager and former outfielder who is the manager of the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for 19 seasons, most notably with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Is Dusty Baker still managing?
After another loss, he’s still not ready to walk away. Baker took over the Astros after the 2019 season when then-manager A.J. Hinch was dismissed for his role in the team’s sign-stealing scandal. He has since led Houston to a 124-98 regular season record, two American League Championship Series and a pennant.