Astros manager Dusty Baker goes for the World Series to close his legacy before retirement

Lyou Houston Astros are about to end a great year after reaching the World Series against the Atlanta Braves after defeating the Red Sox with ease and one of the keys was the handling of manager Dusty Braker, he’s about to put the cherry on the cake before retirement.

Astros manager is in his 24th season in the Big Top and after leading the Giants, Reds and Nationals, he will finally be able to crown a great career with the Astros who will play the first Game of the Fall Classic on Tuesday night, October 26 at Minute Maid Park.

Baker belonged to the majors as a player for 19 years and the funny thing is that his career it started right with the Atlanta Braves. It’s no secret that the Astros strategist may have quit professional baseball at 72 if he wins the World Series, because The contract with Astros will come to an end and there is no information on an extension as of yet.

Baker had an impressive career inside the diamond because achieved a pair of All Star Games with a fourth place as MVP with a MVP by the NLCS. He also achieved three pennants without forgetting that participated in the 1981 World Series with the Dodgers of the Angels.

The current Astros coach took his first steps as a coach almost after retirement as a player with a step as a manager in 1993 and later. lead five institutions to the postseason with a shocking record of five divisions won. It also has a record of .534 wins, plus 87 wins in 162 games on average. Although there is a but, he has never won the Fall Classic.

Do not forget that Baker was appointed as manager of the Texas club after the incidents of theft of signals, one of the great scandals of recent years. In this way, the veteran stepped on the floor of the Astros to try to control the situation through work or at least that was the main intention of Jim Crane, owner of Houston.

With a World Series victory, we may be about to see one of the future members of the Hall of Fame thanks to what he has left in the diamond for almost a quarter of a century; Baker has only one obstacle: the Atlanta Braves who are steadfast and have the same goal, to be champions of the Big Top.

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