Dallas Green, Who Managed Phillies to 1st Title, Dies at 82
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former major league pitcher, manager and general manager Dallas Green has died at age 82 after being in poor health for several years.
Green guided the 1980 Phillies to the franchise's first World Series title and later managed the New York Yankees and Mets. He was GM and president of the Cubs after leaving the Phillies following the 1981 season. He was with the Cubbies when they captured the 1984 NL East title, the team's first postseason berth in 39 years.
The 6-foot-5 Green was 20-22 as a pitcher for the Phillies, Senators and Mets from 1960-67.