The 10 Worst Coaching Comebacks in Sports History

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The 10 Worst Coaching Comebacks in Sports History
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Coaching comebacks are nothing new. 

Especially in a sport like baseball, where managers are recycled like newspapers. Just in the past week, two aging managers (Jack McKeon and Davey Johnson) have come out of retirement to take up the charge of leading the Marlins and Nationals back to respectability.

They're not the first, and they certainly won't be the last.

And while some coaches, like Buck Showalter with his current O's squad, or Davey Johnson with his mid-1990s teams, have actually gone on to experience some success after some time away from the game, more often than not it's an unpleasant experience.

Hence the point of this list.

Here's the most notable "worst" returns in major sports history.

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