Dallas Green (baseball)

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Green in 2009

George Dallas Green (August 4, 1934 – March 22, 2017) was an American pitcher, manager, and executive in Major League Baseball.

After playing for the Philadelphia Phillies and two other teams (Washington Senators and the New York Mets), he went on to manage the Phillies, the New York Yankees, and the New York Mets. He managed the Phillies when they won their first World Series title in 1980 over the Kansas City Royals.

Green had a losing record both as a pitcher and as a manager. Nonetheless, in 1983, he was inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame.

Green was born in Newport, Delaware. He studied at the University of Delaware. Green died at a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 22, 2017 from kidney failure and pneumonia, aged 82.[1]

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  1. "Former Phillies Manager Dallas Green Dies at 82". ESPN. March 22, 2017. Retrieved March 22, 2017.

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