Full Name: Kenneth Edward Macha Height: 6-2 Weight: 217 lbs. Born: September 29, 1950 in Monroeville, PA Died: Major League Career: 1974, 1977-1981 Managerial Debut: April 2003
1 West Lost Div
1 West Lost ALCS
Ken Macha was named Manager of the Oakland A's in 2003 and guided them to the American League West Division title in his first year. This was followed
by second place finishes in both 2004 and 2005. In 2006, after capturing the West Division crown but losing in the American League Championship Series, he was fired.
Team and League Games managed (including ties) Wins Losses Percentage of games won
Manager/Year (The latter number indicates how many managers the team employed that year, while the former indicates the chronological position of the manager [i.e. 1-2 would mean this manager was the first of two managers during that year]).
Expected Wins. Calculated for the team based on its actual runs scored and allowed. A team that allows exactly as many runs as it scores is predicted to play .500 ball.
Actual Wins Minus Expected Wins (A measure of the extent to which a team outperformed (or underperformed) its talent. (Over time this reflects good/bad managing).
Team's final standing for the season or, in the case of multiple managers, the standings at the time the manager departed.