Hall of Fame Coach Earl Weaver Passes Away
Hall of Famer and former Baltimore Oriole Manager Earl Weaver passed away this morning while on an Oriole's fantasy cruise in the Caribbean of an apparent heart attack. Weaver was 82.
Weaver, skippered the Orioles to six division titles, four American League pennants, five 100-win seasons and one World Series championship from 1968-86, and ranks seventh all-time in winning percentage (1,480-1,060, .583) and first among managers whose careers began after 1960. Earl Weaver was ejected 97 times and ranks third on the all time list behind Bobby Cox and John McGraw