Astros 75-Year-Old Manager Baker Wins First World Series As Skipper

Baker has managed 25 seasons in Major League Baseball.
ATLANTA, UNITED STATES:  San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker (L) and player Reggie Sanders celebrate after the Giants clinch the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, 07 October 2002 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Giants beat the Braves 3-1.   AFP PHOTO/Steve SCHAEFER (Photo credit should read STEVE SCHAEFER/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The Houston Astros on Saturday night won their second World Series title in the team’s 61-year history with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6.
  • Baker has taken teams to the World Series three times.
  • He won one title as a player with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1981.
  • Saturday night’s victory marked his first World Series title as a manager.

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