Former Oakland A's manager Chuck Tanner, who became the first manager in major league history to be traded for a player, died Friday, Feb. 11. He was 82.
Tanner was traded to Pittsburgh and later led the Pirates to the 1979 World Series title. The Pirates said Tanner's family informed them of his death on Friday at his home in New Castle, Pa., after a long illness.
Published in Inside Bay Area on Feb. 12, 2011