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Sunday Baseball Notes

Ranking the major league managers

Maddon, Leyland, and Scioscia push the right buttons in our annual rankings

With top-tier guys such as Tony La Russa and Terry Francona out of the picture this year, our annual managerial rankings present a challenge.

As always, we will put the first-time managers - Mike Matheny, Dale Sveum, and Robin Ventura - at the bottom.

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