Manny Acta: A Managerial Miracle?

By Chuck Murr

Manny Acta is the 22nd manager to take command of the Indians at the start of a season. Some have done a much better job immediately. Others have fared worse than the man they replaced.

Only one could not be better or worse. That was Jimmy McAleer, who managed Cleveland in its first season in the American League in 1901. He didn