Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseAngela Showalter
FactManager of the American League's New York Yankees (1992-1995) and Texas Rangers (2003-present); and the National League's Arizona Diamondbacks (1998-2000).


Buck Showalter is an American former professional baseball player and manager. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, and Texas Rangers. He also served as the manager of the Yankees, Orioles, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Rangers.

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Showalter was born on May 23, 1956, in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. His parents are John and Nancy Showalter. He has two brothers, John and David. Showalter attended DeFuniak Springs High School. He then enrolled at Mississippi State University, where he played baseball for the Bulldogs.

Showalter was drafted by the Yankees in the third round of the 1975 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut with the Yankees in 1977. He played for the Yankees until he was traded to the Orioles in 1988. Showalter then spent four seasons with the Astros before being traded to the Rangers in 1992. He retired from playing in 1995.

Showalter began his managerial career with the Yankees in 1992. He led the team to a record of 85-67 in his first season. The Yankees then won the American League (AL) East division title in 1996. Showalter was named the AL Manager of the Year that season. He was fired by the Yankees after the 1995 season.

Showalter then became the manager of the Orioles in 2010. He led the team to a record of 34-23 in his first season. The Orioles then made the playoffs in 2012 and 2014. Showalter was named the AL Manager of the Year in 2014. He was fired by the Orioles after the 2018 season.

Showalter then became the manager of the Rangers in 2019. He led the team to a record of 67-95 in his first season. Showalter was fired by the Rangers after the 2019 season.

Showalter has a career record of 1,551-1,517 as a manager. He won three AL Manager of the Year Awards (1994, 2004, 2014).

Showalter’s net worth is estimated to be $16 million. He has earned a salary of $4 million per year as a manager.

General Info

Full NameBuck Showalter
Height1.75 m
Weight88 kg
ProfessionSports commentator, Manager, Baseball player
EducationMississippi State University
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseAngela Showalter
ChildrenAllie Showalter, Nathan Showalter
ParentsWilliam Nathaniel Showalter II, Lina Carrie Showalter
SiblingsMalinda Williford, Melanie Killam, Marina Chancery

Accomplishments

TV ShowsBaseball Tonight

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Manager of the Baltimore Orioles.
2Hired as manager for the Texas Rangers for the 2003 season. [2002]
3Hired as manager for the Baltimore Orioles, taking over from interim manager Juan Samuel. [July 2010]
4Never played in a major league baseball game.
5Manager of the American League's New York Yankees (1992-1995) and Texas Rangers (2003-present); and the National League's Arizona Diamondbacks (1998-2000).
6While managing the Yankees, he worked such long hours that, during the players' strike in 1994, he found himself inside a grocery store for the first time in five years.

Movies

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Knuckleball!2012Documentary special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Baltimore Orioles Manager
2014 American League Championship Series2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Baltimore Orioles Manager
Great Performances2014TV SeriesHimself - Baltimore Orioles Manager
Sunday Night Baseball1991-2014TV SeriesHimself - Texas Rangers Manager / Himself - New York Yankees Manager / Himself - Arizona Diamondbacks Manager / ...
Highly Questionable2012TV SeriesHimself
Knuckleball!2012DocumentaryHimself - managed R.A. Dickey, 2003-06
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
2000 MLB All-Star Game2000TV SpecialHimself - NL Coach: Arizona Diamondbacks
My Oh My!1996DocumentaryHimself
1995 MLB All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself - AL Manager
Seinfeld1994TV SeriesHimself
1992 MLB All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself - AL Coach

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Baltimore Orioles Manager
Seinfeld: Inside Look2005TV Series documentary shortHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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