Retirement is hard for most athletes (ask Brett Favre) and those who are involved in the athletic realm. There have been times when we have all looked at our favorite head coach or manager and asked: Why won’t he just retire? Some needed to retire sooner then they wanted to because the game they loved has passed them by.
Others needed to retire because quite frankly, they were starting to do a lousy job. Here is B/R’s Top 20 list of coaches and managers who needed or needs an earlier retirement.