Buck Showalter entered his fifth season with the Orioles with 1,163 career wins, third most among active Major League managers. This year, his Orioles won their division with a 96-66 record.
Showalter is 1,163-1,095 in 15 seasons as manager of the New York Yankees (313-268; 1992-1995), Arizona Diamondbacks (250- 236; 1998-2000), Texas Rangers (319-329; 2003-06) and Orioles (281-262; 2010-Current). He recorded his 1,000th career win on May 1, 2012 at New York.
On January 16, 2013, the Orioles announced a contract extension for Showalter through 2018. Showalter was hired as the 19th manager in Orioles history on July 29, 2010 and took the helm on August 2, directing the club to a 34-23 finish, the second-best record in the AL over the last 57 games behind Minnesota’s 35-22 finish. Showalter became the first manager since 1900 to take over a team on August 1 or later and win more games the rest of the way (34) than the club won before he took over (32).
Showalter is a a two-time MLB Manager of the Year (1994 and 2004)