Torre 10th on Manager's Win List

Joe Torre, the 26th addition to the Dodgers managerial charts, finished his three-years at the controls with 259 win (10th all-time) and with a .533 percentage (seventh all-time). Don Mattingly will be come the 27th manager inf 2012.

Despite taking over an almost break-even team, Torre moulded the Dodgers into a winner and after reaching the post season in 2008 and 2009, ran his record to 13-straight seasons in championship play.

He took over Grady Little's 2007 team that finished 82-80, giving Little 170 wins in two seasons and a winning percentage of .525, and rang up a .533 percentage through 2010.

Little replaced Jim Tracy, who finished in sixth place on the franchise list of Dodger managers, recording 427 victories during his five seasons as the Dodgers skipper and has become a winning manager for the Colorado Rockies.

Walter Alston, who managed 23 years, is the franchise leader with 2,040 victories. Along with Tom Lasorda and Wilbert Robinson, they are only Brooklyn/Los Angeles managers over magic 1,000 wins. Leo Durocher, who won the N.L. pennant in 1941, is in third place with 738 wins.

Charlie Dressen, who managed three seasons, tops the percentage ratings with a .642 winning mark. He finished in a tie with New York in his first season (1951), then won pennants in 1952 and 1953. Bert Shotton, who also managed four seasons, is second with a .603. He guided the Dodgers and rookie Jackie Robinson to the 1947 and the then 1949 pennant and a final game of the season lost him a tie for the 1950 pennant.

Bill Russell

Tom Lasorda holds the Los Angeles record with his 1,613 wins, Walt Alston winning 475 in Brooklyn (a .656 Percentage - first) and 1,565 in Los Angeles (.534%). Bill Russell's .537 percentage is the best in Los Angeles history before he was fired during the 1998 season.

The complete lists:

Games won

 Manager	        yrs	span	        Won-Lost	Pct
Walter Alston	        23	1954-76	        2040-1613	.558
Tom Lasorda	        20	1977-96	        1613-1455	.526
Wilbert Robinson	18	1914-31	        1375-1341	.506
Leo Durocher	         9	1939-46,49	 738-565        .567
Ned Hanlon	         7	1899-1905	 511-488	.512

Jim Tracy	        5	2001-05	        427-383     .527
Burt Shotton	        4	1947-50	        326-215     .603
Chuck Dressen	        3	1951-53	        298-166     .642
Dave Foutz	        4	1893-96	        264-257     .507
Joe Torre	        3	2008-10	        259-227     .533

Bill Dahlen	        4	1910-13	        251-355     .414
Casey Stengel	        3	1934-36	        208-251     .453
Patsy Donovan	        3	1906-08	        184-270     .405
Bill Russell	        3	1996-98	        176-149     .537
Grady Little	        2	2006-07	        170-154     .525

Davey Johnson	        2	1999-00	        163-161     .503
Monte Ward	        2	1891-92	        156-135     .536
Max Carey	        2	1932-33	        146-161     .476
Burleigh Grimes	        2	1937-38	        131-171     .434
Bill McGunnigle	        1	1890	         86-43      .667

Bill Barnie	        2	1897-99	         76-91      .455
Harry Lumley            1	1909	         55-98      .359
Glenn Hoffman	        1	1998	         47-41      .534
Charlie Ebbets	        1	1898	         38-68      .358
Mike Griffin	        1	1898	          1-3       .250
Clyde Sukeforth	        1	1947	          2-0      1.000

Percentage  (100+ wins)
    	           Yrs	Won-Lost       Pct
Chuck Dressen	   3	  298-166     .642
Burt Shotton	   3	  327-215     .603
Leo Durocher	   9	  739-565     .567
Walter Alston	   23	2042-1615     .558
Bill Russell	   3	  176-149     .537

Monte Ward	   2	  156-135    .536
Joe Torre	   3      259-227    .533
Jim Tracy	   5	  427-383    .527
Tom Lasorda	   20	1599-1439    .526
Grady Little	   2	 170-154     .525

Ned Hanlon	   7	  511-478    .511
Dave Foutz	   4	  264-257    .507
Wilbert Robinson  18	1375-1341    .506
Davey Johnson	   2	  163-161    .503
Max Carey	   2	  146-161    .476
Casey Stengel	   3	  208-251    .453
Burleigh Grimes	   2	  131-171    .434
Bill Dahlen	   4	  251-355    .414

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