Sparks Anderson is an American baseball manager, was born in Bridgewater, South Dakota.
In the biography of Sparky Anderson, one season in 1959 was held as an indoor field player for the Philadelphia Phillies team. Then in 1970 he became the manager of the team “Cincinnati red” of the National League.
He led the “Big Red Machine” team during four victories: 1970, 1972, 1975-76. Twice he won a victory in the annual national championship in baseball among the holders of the American and National League cups with the participation of Canadian teams. Then in 1979 Anderson began to lead the team “Detroit Tigers” in the American League. By 1984, he contributed to the conquest of more than a hundred victories “Detroit tigers” in the championships, becoming the first manager to achieve such awards in both leagues.
When Anderson left Detroit after the 1995 game season, he scored 2.194 wins. Sparky Anderson is the third most important figure in baseball after Connie Mack and John McGraw.