This page contains photos and profiles of all the Oaks managers in the 52 year history of the team's franchise. The role of the manager changed over the years from the playing team leader as exemplified by catcher Pete Lohman in 1903 to the professional team manager as exemplified by Lefty O'Doul in 1955. The longest serving managers were the Howard brothers, beginning with Del Howard's seven year term in 1916, through his brother Ivan's successive seven year tenure concluding in 1929. Oaks managers Sharpe, Howard, Stengel, and Dressen guided their teams to PCL championships in 1912, 1927, 1948 and 1950 respectively. Peruse now the careers of these Oakland managers.