AS SEEN IN:
'WKRP In Cincinnatti'
From Wikipedia:George Lee "Sparky" Anderson (February 22, 1934 – November 4, 2010) was a Major League Baseball manager. He managed the National League's Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976championships, then added a third title in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers of the American League. He was the first manager to win the World Series in both leagues. His 2,194 career wins are the sixth most for a manager in Major League history. He was named American League Manager of the Year in 1984 and 1987. Anderson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.
(with Bailey Quarters)
Anderson appeared as himself in the 1983 Disney Channel movie "Tiger Town".
Because of his involvement in episodes from 'The White Shadow', 'Arli$$', and 'WKRP In Cincinnatti', Anderson was inducted into the TV Crossover Hall of Fame in November of 2010, soon after his death.