Manager: Jack McKeon

Edges <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0000011520" title="Jim Leyland" href="/topic/sports/baseball/jim-leyland-PESPT0000011520.topic">Jim Leyland</a> by a cigar ash. McKeon, who gamely took over the plummeting Marlins this season at age 80, had gone 3-for-3 in directing winning seasons with the franchise. Taking over for the 16-22 Marlins after Jeff Torborg's firing in 2003, his Marlins went 75-49 to close the regular season and then beat the Giants, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000165" title="Chicago Cubs" href="/topic/sports/baseball/chicago-cubs-ORSPT000165.topic">Cubs</a> and Yankees to win it all.
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Edges Jim Leyland by a cigar ash. McKeon, who gamely took over the plummeting Marlins this season at age 80, had gone 3-for-3 in directing winning seasons with the franchise. Taking over for the 16-22 Marlins after Jeff Torborg's firing in 2003, his Marlins went 75-49 to close the regular season and then beat the Giants, Cubs and Yankees to win it all.

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