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Longest serving managers in MLB

Mike Scioscia has been the Angels manager for 14 seasons.
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Mike Scioscia has been the Angels manager for 14 seasons.

Mike Scioscia has managed the Angels for 14 seasons, the longest tenure with the same team among active skippers. But seniority is no guarantee of job security.

The Angels have missed the playoffs three straight years and have added nearly $50 million in payroll the past two seasons. But despite the additions of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson last season and Josh Hamilton this season, the 2013 Angels got off to the worst start (15-27) in Scioscia’s 14 seasons in Anaheim.

A recent eight-game winning streak took some of the heat off, but the Angels still have some work to do.

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A look at the longest tenures for active managers with the same team:

Manager (team)Years with team (total as mgr.)Win %Playoff berths (WS appearances)
Mike Scioscia, Angels14 (14)0.5466 (1)
Ron Gardnehire, Twins12 (12)0.5215 (0)
Charlie Manuel, Phillies9 (12)0.5575 (2)
Jim Leyland, Tigers8 (22)0.5363 (2)
Joe Maddon, Rays8 (10)0.5173 (1)
Bud Black, Padres7 (7)0.4760 (0)
Bruce Bochy, Giants7 (19)0.5182 (2)
Ron Washington, Rangers7 (7)0.5403 (2)