Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog
Outfielder - Manager - General Manager
Dorrel Norman Elvert "Whitey" Herzog is born in November 9, 1931. This base ball player is a former professional baseball manager inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25, 2010. He is Born in New Athens, Illinois.
Herzog made his debut as a player in 1956 in Major League Baseball with the Washington Senators.
When his playing career ended in 1963, Herzog went on to perform a variety of roles in Major League Baseball as :
- general manager and
- farm system director.
His Most noted success as a manager is then he led the Kansas City Royals to three consecutive playoff appearances from 1976 to 1978.
Hired by Gussie Busch in 1980 to helm the St. Louis Cardinals, the Cardinals won the 1982 World Series and made two other World Series appearances under Herzog's direction.