Gene Mauch

Mauch in 1961
A 1951 Bowman Gum card of Mauch
Mauch (left) managing the Montreal Expos in July 1969 at Shea Stadium, New York.

American professional baseball player and manager, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates , Chicago Cubs (–), Boston Braves (–), St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox (–).

- Gene Mauch
Mauch in 1961

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Philadelphia Phillies

American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia.

American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia.

1888 Philadelphia Quakers
Grover Cleveland Alexander, Phillies pitcher from 1911 to 1917 and 1930
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1964 Philadelphia Phillies
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Darren Daulton, Phillies' catcher from 1983, 1985 to 1997
Citizens Bank Park has been the Phillies' home since 2004.
Chase Utley, Phillies' second baseman from 2003 to 2015
Ryan Howard, Phillies' first baseman from 2004 to 2016
Roy Halladay, Phillies' pitcher from 2010 to 2013
Bryce Harper was signed by the team in 2019.
The Phillies play division rival New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on September 29, 2017.
Gene Mauch, Phillies' manager from 1960 to 1968
Charlie Manuel, Phillies' manager from 2005 to 2013
Ed Delahanty, 1945 Hall of Fame inductee
Mike Schmidt, 1990 Wall of Fame inductee
Steve Carlton, Phillies' pitcher from 1972 to 1986
Chuck Klein, 1932 NL MVP and 1933 Triple Crown winner
John Kruk, Phillies first baseman from 1989 to 1994
8× Gold Glove winner Garry Maddox (1975–1986)
The Centennial Team plaque at the left end of the Wall of Fame
Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate, April 2009
Harry Kalas, Phillies broadcaster from 1971 to 2009
Phillies fans, who have a reputation for occasional unruly behavior, brawl with New York Mets fans at Shea Stadium, September 2007

Manager Eddie Sawyer abruptly quit the team after the season opener in 1960, and was replaced by Gene Mauch.

Allen c. 1965

Dick Allen

American professional baseball player.

American professional baseball player.

Allen c. 1965

The two managers for whom Allen played the longest – Gene Mauch of the Phillies, and Chuck Tanner of the White Sox – agreed with Willie Stargell that Allen was not a "clubhouse lawyer" who harmed team chemistry.

1964 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 82nd season for the franchise in Philadelphia.

The 82nd season for the franchise in Philadelphia.

Gene Mauch managed the Phillies, who played their home games at Connie Mack Stadium.

Jim Bunning as a Detroit Tigers rookie in 1955

Jim Bunning

American professional baseball pitcher and politician who represented Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress.

American professional baseball pitcher and politician who represented Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress.

Jim Bunning as a Detroit Tigers rookie in 1955
Bunning greeting President Ronald Reagan in 1983
Bunning with his eventual successor, Rand Paul

Manager Gene Mauch used Bunning and fellow hurler Chris Short heavily down the stretch, and the two became visibly fatigued as September wore on.

Short in 1973

Chris Short

American professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies (1959–1972), and Milwaukee Brewers (1973).

American professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies (1959–1972), and Milwaukee Brewers (1973).

Short in 1973
Short, circa 1963

After leading by six and a half games with 12 to go, manager Gene Mauch decided to start his two aces, Bunning and Short, for eight of the last 12 games.

Roy Smalley III

Former professional baseball shortstop, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1975 through 1987 for the Texas Rangers (1975–76), Minnesota Twins (1976–82; 1985–87), New York Yankees (1982–84), and Chicago White Sox (1984).

Former professional baseball shortstop, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1975 through 1987 for the Texas Rangers (1975–76), Minnesota Twins (1976–82; 1985–87), New York Yankees (1982–84), and Chicago White Sox (1984).

Smalley Broadcasting Home Opener
Smalley Mingling with fans
Smalley Fox Sports Analyst
Smalley's 1987 Championship Ring

His father, Roy Jr. was also an MLB league shortstop, and his uncle, Gene Mauch was a long-time MLB manager and infielder.

Montreal Expos

The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.

The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.

A game at Jarry Park, 1969
Andrés Galarraga, pictured here in 2002, also played with the Expos from 1985 to 1991.
The Expos, wearing their powder blue road uniforms, face the St. Louis Cardinals in 1991
Omar Minaya was the first Latin American-born general manager in MLB history.
Panoramic view taken prior to an Expos game at Olympic Stadium in 2004.
Youppi! prior to a game
A fan calls for a return of the Expos during the Jays-Reds exhibition series at Olympic Stadium in 2015.
Expos banner hanging at the Bell Centre

With Gene Mauch as their inaugural manager, the Expos made their debut on April 8, 1969: an 11–10 victory over the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.

John in 2008, attending a pre-All-Star game party in The Bronx

Tommy John

American retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 26 seasons between 1963 and 1989.

American retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 26 seasons between 1963 and 1989.

John in 2008, attending a pre-All-Star game party in The Bronx
John in 1981

When Game 4 arrived, instead of starting 13-game winner Ken Forsch, manager Gene Mauch opted to start John on three days rest.

McNamara managing the Red Sox in 1986

John McNamara (baseball)

American professional baseball player, manager and coach.

American professional baseball player, manager and coach.

McNamara managing the Red Sox in 1986

After the 1982 season, when the Angels lost a heart-breaking ALCS to the Milwaukee Brewers, their veteran manager, Gene Mauch, retired.

Alvin Dark circa 1953

Alvin Dark

American professional baseball shortstop and manager.

American professional baseball shortstop and manager.

Alvin Dark circa 1953
1949 Bowman baseball card of Dark with the Boston Braves
1952 Bowman baseball card of Dark with the New York Giants
Dark circa 1955
Dark in 1957
Candlestick Park, the Giants' home stadium during Dark's managerial tenure, where he once had the infield flooded to keep Maury Wills from stealing bases.

In 1980, Dark penned an autobiography (with John Underwood) entitled When in Doubt, Fire the Manager, published by E. P. Dutton, the back cover of which included endorsements by Ted Williams and Gene Mauch.