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1958 The Associated Press names Danny Murtaugh as its major league Manager of Year. In his first full year in the Pirates' dugout, the team improves by 22 games, 14 games over .500, finishing in second place, eight games behind Milwaukee.
2000 Although lacking big league managerial experience, Pirates' hitting coach Lloyd McClendon is named as the team's skipper, replacing the recently-fired Gene Lamont. During the new manager's five-year tenure in the Pittsburgh dugout, the struggling Bucs will compile a 336-446 (.430) record.

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