Chicago Cubs: Top 5 worst managers in franchise history

Lou Pinella (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
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Every team–including the Chicago Cubs–goes through its fair share of managers; some of them just happen to be the worst decision.

Before I explain the five worst managers in Chicago Cubs‘ history, I do want to point something out, and it’s not entirely their fault. We all know that the Cubs throughout their time have been affected by terrible managers, who have not helped the team at all.

Just to give you an example, Cubs’ fans around the world know the name of Lou Pinella. Pinella was the Cubs manager from 2007 to 2010, but most of us know him from seeing his famous tirades with the umpires. Pinella didn’t even finish the 2010 season, as he only managed 125 games for a disappointing 51-74 record.

Not only the Cubs have had lousy managers throughout the years, but also there have also been numerous other things, including being possessed by the terrible bad decisions of the front office and the great curse of The Billy Goat.

This list concludes different managers through the lustrous history of the Northsiders. From the early days to this past decade, this select few have tried to make a name for themselves but ultimately were unsuccessful.

The following are some of the worst managers in franchise history.