Bobby Cox: One More Year

Sep 24, 2009

Bobby Cox
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The Atlanta Braves will have one more year with skipper Bobby Cox after he announced that he will retire following the 2010 season.  Cox made the postseason 14 consecutive seasons and won the World Series in 1995.  He earned four Manager of the Year Awards (’85, ’91, ’04, ’05) and is 4th in MLB history in Wins trailing Tony LaRussa, John McGraw, and Connie Mack.  His playoff appearances are a record, which will likely be tied by Joe Torre as the season wraps up.  Currently he has a 2409-1924 (.556) lifetime record.  He’s 2054-1632 (.557) with the Braves.

He will easily be inducted into the Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible.

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. David Funk
    September 24th, 2009 at 1:01 pm #

    That’s certainly impressive to have only Mack, McGraw, and LaRussa as the only guys in front of you in total wins. The Braves will be in for an interesting 2010 season even more so than before.

  2. LestersLegends
    September 24th, 2009 at 2:14 pm #

    No doubt David.

  3. Frank
    September 25th, 2009 at 7:35 am #

    A good manager and a classy guy. Too bad he only won one series.

  4. LestersLegends
    September 25th, 2009 at 7:38 am #

    Some great managers that have never won one so that’s OK I guess.

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