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BOBBY COX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Terry Francona talks about the advice he received from Braves Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox

Via FOX Sports South
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Major League’s Lou Brown was Based on Bobby Cox?

Bobby Cox’s ultimate legacy might not be his 29 years in the dugout or his record 158 regular season ejections…it might just be something he had no direct contact with. The character Lou Brown from “Major League”. “I had done a movie with James Gammon,” actor Lew Temple told The Hall of Very Good, “and he said he that modeled Lou Brown, the manager (in “Major League”...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Bobby Cox Selling His Georgia Home — Just $1.8 Million

Here’s a shocker: former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox doesn’t exactly the most hopping pad in Georgia. Sure, there are modern appliances and a “custom Bobby Cox wine cellar” but there is just nothing here that gets the juices flowing — unless you’re big on English style homes. Per public records, Bobby bought the home back in 2008 for $1.325 million, so he’s playing...
Via Busted Coverage
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Cox Wanted Tom Glavine To Walk A Runner With The Bases Loaded

Bobby Cox was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame today. During his speech he told a couple stories and this was one of the funniest.
Via Gamedayr
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Player's Manager Girardi Uncharacteristically Blunt During Yankees' Latest Losing Streak

Joe Girardi is a relatively calm manager. Bobby Cox can rest easy that his career ejections record is safe, as Girardi has only been ejected 22 times as a manager. Occasionally, the cameras will flash to him after a questionable call on the field and Girardi will be seen shaking his head or pursing his lips. That’s about it, however. He can get excited when he’s trying to get...
Via Lady At The Bat
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

This year's Hall of Fame ceremony belongs to the Braves

Former Braves manager Bobby Cox will have some familiar company on the Cooperstown stage this summer. Two superstar pitchers of Cox's famed "Team of the '90s" Atlanta Braves squads, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America as part of a three-man class on Wednesday afternoon. Former White Sox slugger Frank...
Via Fox Sports South
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

"I'll Bake Your Glove" - A Bobby Cox Winter Singing Adventure

The story behind this winter singing event. This all happened, one day, on an outing to the crummy place known as Sports Authority which might not be crummy, but this one looked kind of crummy. A friend and I were going in on a purchase for a 6 t-ball set. Because it was for practicing the knuckleball (not for any goal of being in an organized baseball situation, like a team...
Via Brewers Bar
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Braves manager Bobby Cox elected to Hall of Fame

It has been three years since Bobby Cox called it a career following the Atlanta Braves’ loss to the San Francisco Giants in the 2010 NLDS, and while Cox has still made several appearances at Turner Field since his retirement, fans of the team and its winningest manager knew it would only be a matter of time before the former Yankees farmhand found his way to Cooperstown. The time...
Via isportsweb.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall-bound Bobby Cox: The ideal player's manager

Bobby Cox had only a few rules. Play hard. Be on time. No loud music or (in later years) yapping on cells phones in the clubhouse. That formula carried the longtime Atlanta Braves manager to one of the most successful managing careers in major league history. The 72-year-old Cox, who was unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame on Monday along with fellow retired managers Tony...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Braves manager Cox headed to Hall of Fame

Bobby Cox is headed to Cooperstown. The longtime Atlanta Braves manager was unanimously voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee on Monday as part of the Expansion Era ballot. Cox was one of 12 nominees eligible for the honor. Cox, 72, who played for the New York Yankees during the 1968 and '69 seasons, went on to manage both the Toronto Blue Jays and Braves...
Via Fox Sports South
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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