Jack McKeon

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Birthdate 11/23/1930
Death Date
Debut Year 1973
Year of Induction
Teams Athletics, Marlins, Reds, Royals
Position Manager

Two-time Manager of the Year Jack McKeon is the oldest manager to win a World Series at 72 years old. His teams won over 1,000 games.

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Jack McKeon starting playing professionally in 1949 at age 18 then managed until 2011 at age 80

Jack McKeon starting playing professionally in 1949 at age 18 then managed until 2011 at age 80

Jack McKeon began his pro baseball career as an 18-year old minor league catcher in 1949. From there he managed, scouted, and served in baseball front offices for the rest of his life. In the collection is a pair of questionnaires filled out by McKeon detailing his career highlights. The one shown a
In 2003 Jack McKeon became the oldest manager in MLB history to win a World Series

In 2003 Jack McKeon became the oldest manager in MLB history to win a World Series

Jack McKeon earned a paycheck from professional baseball from the 1940s through the 2020s. The lifelong baseball man filled out the questionnaire above detailing his greatest thrills in the sport. McKeon writes, “My greatest thrill was the 6th game of the 2003 World Series. That game enabled u

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