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SBNation Manager of the Year Awards

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Continuing our rollout this week of the SBNation Awards, we are proud to announce that Eric Wedge and Bob Melvin have been named the SBNation A.L. Manager of the Year and N.L. Manager of the Year, respectively. The voting breakdown:

MOY. Voting 5-3-1

National League 1st 2nd 3rd Points
Bob Melvin 10 5 2 67
Charlie Manuel 3 5 4 34
Clint Hurdle 3 3 3 27
Lou Piniella 3 2 3 24
Manny Acta 1 2 3 14
Bud Black - 3 2 11
Bobby Cox 1 - 1 6
Ned Yost - 1 1 4
Tony LaRussa - - 1 1
Bruce Bochy - - 1 1
American League 1st 2nd 3rd Points
Eric Wedge 16 3 - 89
Joe Torre 1 7 3 29
Mike Scioscia 2 4 6 28
Mike Hargrove - 1 4 8
Terry Francona - 1 3 6
Ozzie Guillen - 1 1 4
John McLaren - 1 - 3
Buddy Bell - 1 - 3
Sam Perlozzo - - 1 1
Ron Washington - - 1 1

I think I voted Wedge, Bell and Washington. I don't like voting for manager of the year, and I basically voted for Bell and Washington 2nd and 3rd because there was no one else who jumped out at me, and those two had bad teams that, as best I could tell, kept playing hard all season.