He managed a total of 4,030 games during his career.
His zodiac sign is the Pisces.
He had a tendency to pull his starting pitchers from games at the slightest sign of trouble, which earned him his nickname.
He is listed at 5'9.
His best strengths were his leadership, the respect of his players, and ability to handle the media.
His greatest weakness were his wariness of young players.
He wore the numbers 10 and 11 during his career.
He threw and hit right-handed.
He always wanted his players to be clean shaven and well dressed.
He retired from baseball in 1995.
He made his MLB debut in 1959 with the Philadelphia Phillies.
He played the position of shortstop.
After graduating, Sparky Anderson played for Santa Barbara in the California State League.
He attended Dorsey High School.
He married Carol Valle in 1953.
After hanging around the baseball field at the University of Southern California, Sparky Anderson was offered a job as the team's batboy.
He was given the nickname "Captain Hook."
He earned two Manager of the Year awards.
His career in wins is 2,194, which is third most in MLB history.
He is the only manager in history to have won World Series championships in both the American and National leagues.
He was known for his jovial dispostion.
He was elected into the Hall of Fame in 2000.
He managed the Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Tigers.