Dick Williams, the Hall of Fame manager who guided the Boston Red Sox from 1967 to 1969, died at his home in Las Vegas on Thursday after a brain aneurysm. He was 82.â†µ
Williams was a major league manager for 21 seasons, compiling a 1,571-1,451 record. Williams led the Red Sox to a 92-70 record and an American League championship in his first season. He had a 260-217 record in three seasons in Boston.â†µ
During his managerial tenure, Williams won two World Series title with the Oakland Athletics in 1972 and 1973 and won four pennants, one with the Red Sox, two with the Athletics and another with the San Diego Padres.