Tom Lasorda: Managed the Dodgers from 1977 to 1996. Joined his predecessor, Walter Alston, Connie Mack and John McGraw as the only men to manage the same team for at least 20 years. His teams won 1,599 games, eight NL West titles, four NL pennants and two World Series. Managed 61 postseason games, second only to Casey Stengel's 63.
Willie Wells: Slick-fielding shortstop and premier hitter for 20 seasons in the Negro leagues. Played on pennant-winning teams with the St. Louis Stars, Chicago American Giants and Newark Eagles and was a member of the Baltimore Elite Giants in 1946 before managing them in 1948. Hit 126 career home runs, including league-leading 27 in just 334 at-bats in 1929. Led league with .403 batting average in 1930, one of 11 seasons when he hit over .300. Also played in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba, and was player-manager at Newark.