Cincinnati Reds Managers

Every Cincinnati Reds Manager in Franchise History

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Cincinnati Reds organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

The year leads to the specific American League season in review; the manager(s) name leads to his career statistics; and the roster leads to a list of every player on the team during the year.

"I'm sick of Sparky's bull. He keeps telling you how great your team is and how weak his is, but he can't hide the fact he's in first place." - Cincinnati Reds Manager (1990-1992) Lou Piniella
Cincinnati Reds Managers
1959 - 2019

Managers & Finishes

Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB
Roster

1

35
45
.438
5 th
13

1

39
35
.527

1

67
87
.435
6 th
28

1

93
61
.604
1 st
+4

1

98
64
.605
3 rd

1

86
76
.531
5 th
13

1

54
45
.545
2 nd
1

2

3
3
.500

1

6
4
.600

2

29
18
.617

2

89
73
.549
4 th
18

10

37
46
.446
7 th
18

4

Dave Bristol

39
38
.506

4

Dave Bristol

87
75
.537
4 th
14½

4

Dave Bristol

83
79
.512
4 th
14

4

Dave Bristol

89
73
.549
3 rd
4

10

102
60
.630
1 st
+14½

10

79
83
.488
4 th
11

10

95
59
.617
1 st
+10½

10

99
63
.611
1 st
+3½

10

98
64
.605
2 nd
4

10

108
54
.667
1 st
+20

10

102
60
.630
1 st
+10

10

88
74
.543
2 nd
10

10

92
69
.571
2 nd

3

John McNamara

90
71
.559
1 st
+1½

3

John McNamara

89
73
.549
3 rd

3

John McNamara

66
42
.611
2 nd / 2 nd
+4

3

John McNamara

34
58
.370
6 th
28

2

27
43
.386

7

74
88
.457
6 th
17

9

Vern Rapp

51
70
.421
5 th
22

14

19
22
.463

14

89
72
.553
2 nd

14

86
76
.531
2 nd
10

14

84
78
.519
2 nd
6

14

11
12
.478
2 nd
7

19

12
15
.444

14

64
47
.577

14

59
66
.472
5 th
17

19

16
21
.432

41

91
71
.562
1 st
+5

41

74
88
.457
5 th
20

41

90
72
.556
2 nd
8

24

20
24
.455
5 th
31

15

53
65
.449

15

66
48
.579
1 st

15

85
59
.590
1 st
+9

25

81
81
.500
3 rd
7

25

43
56
.434
3 rd
8

31

Jack McKeon

33
30
.524

15

Jack McKeon

77
85
.475
4 th
25

31

Jack McKeon

96
67
.589
2 nd

31

Jack McKeon

85
77
.525
2 nd
10

9

66
96
.407
5 th
27

9

78

84

.481

3 rd
19

9

47

58

.448

5 th

19

12

Dave Miley

22

35

.386

12

Dave Miley

76

86

.469
4 th
29

12

Dave Miley

27

43

.386

4 th

27

41

46

46

.500

41

80

82

.494

3 rd

41

31

51

.378

5 th

13

46

41

39

.513

12

74

88

.457

5 th
23½

12

78

84

.481

4 th

13

12
91
71
.562
1 st
+5
12
79
83
.488
3 rd
17
12
97
65
.599
1 st
+9
12
90
72
.556
3 rd
7
38
Bryan Price
76
86
.469
4 th
14
38
Bryan Price
64
98
.395
5 th
36
38
Bryan Price
68
94
.420
5 th
35½
38
Bryan Price
68
94
.420
5 th
24
38
Bryan Price
3
15
.167

5 th

28½

35

Jim Riggleman

64

80

.444

2019
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Year
Uniform #
Manager(s)
Wins
Losses
WP
Finish
GB

Roster

Cincinnati Reds Managers & Finishes | (1) = Interim Manager



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