Award season is in full swing for the MLB, with Manager of the Year taking center stage today. In his first season with the New York Mets, Buck Showalter took home the honors of National League Manager of the Year.
According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com and MLB Network, Showalter collected the most total points at 77, and tying second place finisher Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers with eight first place votes. Brian Snitker of the Atlanta Braves, Oliver Marmol of the St. Louis Cardinals and Rob Thomson of the Philadelphia Phillies rounded out the top five vote-getters.
This Manager of the Year award will be Showalter’s fourth total, and first in the National League. His other Manager of the Year awards come with three separate franchises. His first came with the New York Yankees in 1994, followed in 2004 with the Texas Rangers and 2014 with the Baltimore Orioles. Showalter led the Mets to a 101-61 record in 2022, and has a career record of 1652-1578.
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