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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Bobby Cox (b. 1941)
One of the greatest managers in the history of major league baseball, Bobby Cox led the Atlanta Braves of the 1990s to an unprecedented domination of the National League.
Cox landed on his feet and was hired as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1982.
Cox was again named National League Manager of the Year in 2004 and 2005, making him the first to win the award in consecutive years.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-734   (919 words)

  
 Oklahoma Baptist University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Bobby Cox is OBU's all-time leader in coaching wins in all sports, having led the Bison baseball team to 741 wins as he enters his 21st season at the OBU helm.
Cox is the only coach to take a Bison baseball team to the NAIA World Series.
As a player, Cox was an All-District performer for the Bison in 1979, leading his team with a.389 batting average while driving in a team-high 33 RBI in 34 games.
www.okbu.edu /athletics/baseball/bobby_cox.html   (165 words)

  
 Welcome to AJC! | ajc.com
Bobby may be loyal to a fault, but if he was not the way he is the Braves would not have had this unmatched run of success.The end may come this year, but it will not be Cox’s fault.
Bobby Cox is the Cheerleader and Nanny for the unparallel talent afforded him for 15 consecutive years by the best GM, and, as you ignorantly or intentionally omitted, Mr.
Bobby Cox as done a remarkable job with the times as did Higgins and crew in the 20s, through 60`s.IF BC and JS was not around we would be another Kansas City or Detroit.
www.ajc.com /blogs/content/shared-blogs/ajc/sportscolumns/entries/2006/06/02/cox_not_gm_is_i.html   (7390 words)

  
 WowEssays.com - Bobby Cox
Cox then ended his career at the age of 30 due to bad knees and began to coach.
Cox was appointed the managing job of the Yankees Class A team in Fort Lauderdale in 1971.
Cox has very good relationships with his players but when they are on the field he has all of their respect.
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 Cox inducted into the Ga. Hall of Fame - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox rubs his chin during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Florida Marlins on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, in Miami.
Cox, the NL manager of the year the last two seasons, is considered a strong candidate for Cooperstown once his managing days are over.
Cox is joined in the class of 2006 by Taz Anderson, Ray Donaldson, Bobby Gaston, Lea Henry-Manning, Jack Hughston, Bettye McClendon, Al Mead, Marian Morgan and Sugar Ray Robinson.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/05/13/cox_inducted_into_the_ga_hall_of_fame   (576 words)

  
 news - 2005 MLB WINTER MEETING INTERVIEWS: Bobby Cox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
BOBBY COX: We've had quite a few injuries the last two years, and that's why all of these kids, especially this past season, had the opportunity to come up and show what they are made out of.
BOBBY COX: We felt it was pretty close, the scouts did, that when we signed him, it would not take long at all.
BOBBY COX: I would love to see Dale in the Hall of Fame, for two reasons, the numbers he put up, he was MVP twice.
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 Robert Cox: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Cox is active in various civic and professional organizations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Worcester County Bar Association and MCLE, and in the Town of Rutland, where he served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for 15 years.
Cox is a partner in the Worcester office of the law firm of Bowditch & Dewey, LLP where he is a member in its environmental practice group.
Cox is active in various civic and professional organizations, including the Massachusetts Bar Association, Worcester County Bar Association and MCLE, and in the Town of Rutland, where he served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for 15 years.
www.zoominfo.com /people/cox_robert_410057.aspx   (558 words)

  
 Atlanta Braves Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Cox became the first manager to be voted the Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America in consecutive seasons (his third NL honor and fourth overall), and was also named Manager of the Year by Sporting News, Baseball America and Sports Weekly.
Cox managed the Braves from 1978 to 81, compiling a 266-323 record and laying the groundwork for the clubs National League West title in 1982.
Cox returned to the Braves as General Manager in October of 1985 and oversaw a farm system which set the foundation for the teams recent success.
atlanta.braves.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/atl/team/atl_team_coachesstaff_bio.jsp?club_context=atl&coachorstaffid=87101162759   (1119 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Braves expected to extend Cox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox is expected to sign a two-year contract extension with the team, with salaries averaging between $1.5 to $2 million, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Tuesday.
Cox, who began his current run as Braves manager on June 22, 1990, has won four National League pennants and finished first 11 times in the past 12 seasons.
Cox was also in the Atlanta dugout from 1978 through 1981 before a four-year stint as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/braves/2003-03-04-braves-cox-extension_x.htm   (248 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Court Approves Sale of Schlotzsky's to Bobby Cox Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Bobby Cox Companies brings with it more than 40 years experience in the restaurant industry, as well as a unique position as both a franchisee of Blockbuster Video stores and a restaurant operator, allowing it to understand the complexities of the business from all sides.
Both Barnes and Cox are inductees to the Texas Restaurant Association's Hall of Fame, and Barnes also served as president of that organization.
Bobby Cox Companies, Inc., is a dynamic family of service businesses dedicated to meeting the needs of today's consumers.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=77407   (1139 words)

  
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Cox has been manager of the year twice before, but not since leading the Braves from worst-to-first in 1991.
While some players have pointed to a fiery speech that Cox gave in late June as sparking the turnaround, Smoltz said it was the manager's unwavering confidence and steady leadership.
Cox planned to celebrate with a quiet dinner at home, accompanied by his wife and dogs.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=52563   (761 words)

  
 Bobby Cox | The BASEBALL Page
Cox's teams, often built on power and pitching, won at least 100 games six times, but were disappointing in the post-season, losing 10 of 21 playoff series, and posting a 1-4 mark in the Fall Classic.
Cox was a longtime minor league infielder who finally earned a look from the Yankees in the late 1960s.
Bobby Cox was first base coach for the New York Yankees in 1977, when they won the World Series.
www.thebaseballpage.com /players/coxbo01.php   (446 words)

  
 Bobby socks and Brave talk - Atlanta Braves' manager Bobby Cox - Column Sporting News, The - Find Articles
Cox says it's fun to be in the meetings where scouts, coaches and players go over reports on the next opponent Maybe he'll add an idea that makes "one-tenth of 1 percent of a difference in winning or losing."
Cox admires gamers, thinking specifically of his shortstop, Jeff Blauser, a star again after two seasons of injury and confusion.
Cox's accomplishments with the Braves, first as general manager and now as manager, are unprecedented in recent baseball.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_n23_v221/ai_19503000   (926 words)

  
 Bobby Cox: The rock behind the Braves
 Cox remains in the shadows for the most part, recognized primarily for the tirades that caused him to get ejected from 10 games this season.
Cox reached a compromise after the Braves signed free agent Brian Jordan: give up the earring but keep the goatee, leading to an epidemic of facial hair in a clubhouse once filled with smooth faces.
 Cox also has forged a sense of trust with his players, rarely saying a discouraging word in public but maintaining a grip behind the scenes.
www.canoe.ca /Baseball99PlayoffsATLHOU/oct5_cox.html   (750 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Obituaries / Bobby Cox, 69, former college star QB
Bobby Cox, a former star for the University of Minnesota whom Sports Illustrated once declared the best college quarterback in the country, died of pancreatic cancer Friday at his home.
Cox began his college football career at the University of Washington before transferring to Minnesota.
Cox was drafted in the fourth round by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1957 NFL draft but didn't make the team's final roster.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2003/10/06/bobby_cox_69_former_college_star_qb?mode=PF   (253 words)

  
 Braves 400 Club's All-Time Atlanta Braves Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Bobby Cox is the all-time winningest manager in Braves franchise history.
Cox's second term in the Atlanta dugout began in mid-1990.
Cox has also led the Braves to five NL pennants and the 1995 World Championship.
www.braves400.org /event_alltime_cox.html   (212 words)

  
 Blog of Death: Bobby Cox
Robert deLafayette Cox, a former football star at the University of Minnesota, died on Oct. 3 from pancreatic cancer.
Cox spent two years at the University of Washington before transferring to the University of Minnesota, where he led the Golden Gophers to a 6-1-2 record in 1956.
For his efforts, Sports Illustrated pictured Cox on the cover of its Nov. 4, 1957 issue and named him the best college quarterback in the U.S. He was also a Heisman Trophy candidate during his senior season.
www.blogofdeath.com /archives/000410.html   (740 words)

  
 Favorite Major League Ballparks - Bobby Cox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Bobby Cox has managed over 3,000 games in the big leagues.
Cox also managed four seasons in Toronto (1982-1985) and four additional seasons with the Braves (1978-81) in his first stint as a manager.
As a player, Cox spent two years with the Yankees (1968-69) and was a.225 career hitter in 220 games.
www.baseballpilgrimages.com /bobbycox.html   (222 words)

  
 Atlanta Braves : News : Atlanta Braves News
Bobby Cox was able to win this year with an assortment of rookies like Jeff Francoeur and veterans such as Chipper Jones.
It was during that year that Cox skippered the Toronto Blue Jays to a second-place finish in the American League East.
As Cox celebrated his latest division championship with a champagne-drenched shirt, he was asked whether he thinks about everything that has been accomplished since he began rebuilding the Atlanta organization in 1986.
atlanta.braves.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20050928&content_id=1227224&vkey=news_atl&fext=.jsp&c_id=atl   (1041 words)

  
 SI.com - Writers - Bobby Cox: Cox should resign - Monday October 10, 2005 12:41PM
Cox's reasoning was that B.J. hits righty, and with Houston starting a lefty (Andy Pettitte), Cox flipped around in his little managerial guide and decided he needed a righty.
Cox was pulling yet another postseason blunder, valuing resume over promise, his most consistent playoff sin.
And if Bobby Cox really cares about this team and these players, he should fall on his sword and give them a chance to win a ring with someone else on the bench.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2005/writers/lang_whitaker/10/10/the.links/index.html   (1022 words)

  
 ESPN.com - MLB - - Atlanta Braves - Player Card
Cox initially managed the Atlanta Braves from 1978-1981, then held the same position with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Bad knees forced Cox to retire as a player in 1971 and he took over as a manager in the New York Yankees' system later that year.
He was the Yankees' first base coach in the 1977, when they won the World Series.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/players/coach?id=15   (162 words)

  
 Bobby Cox & Denny Neagle, National League Championship Series, Baseball; October 10, 1998; ASAPSports FastScripts; ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
BOBBY COX: You know, actually I think not working out probably was a good thing.
BOBBY COX: I would, personally, but invariably somebody is going to come back mad, and say "I can't see the God damned ball," you know.
BOBBY COX: No, Denny is ready to go, chomping at the bit.
www.asapsports.com /baseball/1998nlcs/101098BC.html   (2203 words)

  
 10/21/2002 - Is Bobby Cox The Greatest Manager Ever? - Sports - Chattanoogan.com
Cox hasn't had a world of success in the postseason, but he has had worlds of fun in the 162-game run.
Cox has yet to manage a team that has had a disappointing regular season, dating back to his Major League debut in 1978.
Cox has had some good players -- nobody has 20 straight successful seasons without a little help from his players -- but if you compare the talent that Cox has had to, let us say, the Detroit Tigers of the 1980s, or the Seattle Mariners of the 1990s, Cox is a comparative pauper.
www.chattanoogan.com /articles/article_28100.asp   (790 words)

  
 Bobby Cox: Heart of the Braves
Cox never really distinguished himself as a player; his career minor league batting average was.275, and he never did that well in the upper minors.
The Toronto Blue Jays hired Cox to be a GM in 1982 and he did well there, too.
Soon manager Russ Nixon, now the manager of the Astros’ rookie level entry, was fired and Cox decided to move into the dugout, allowing former Kansas City Royal GM John Schuerholz take over the GM the position for the Braves.
www.athomeplate.com /bobbycoxheart.shtml   (1015 words)

  
 Should Bobby Cox Be Fired? - Addict Baseball and Football Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Bobby Cox is certainly the winningest manager in Atlanta Braves history and the only manager to lead them to the World Series and win one, but and I say but I believe he is no longer effective and has become stale.
Cox is a good manager, but I think its time for a change.
I hate the Braves and I hate Bobby Cox but NO i do not feel that Bobby Cox should be fired.
www.addictsports.com /baseball/showthread.php?t=6404   (822 words)

  
 Sabernomics » Blog Archive » Does Bobby Cox Win by Rent Seeking?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Cox is screaming from the dugout, “You stink ump.
I then used Retrosheet game logs to look at all of the visiting games (to avoid the home fan/park influence) in which Cox was the manager inside and outside Questec parks for 2002 and 2003.
While there is no evidence of Bobby Cox winning games through the means LaRussa suggests, the same cannot be said about the man making the accusation.
bradbury.sewanee.edu /wordpress/index.php/2005/05/does-bobby-cox-win-by-rent-seeking   (1388 words)

  
 Worthwhile - Work with Purpose, Passion & Profit.
Bobby Cox, manager of the Atlanta Braves baseball team, won his 2,000th game last night -- only the ninth major league manager in history to do so.
Cox always credits his players when the team wins, not his coaching decisions.
In addition to the leadership traits Anita pointed out in her post, Bobby Cox embodies another very important quality--he is a genuine original.
www.worthwhilemag.com /entry/2004/09/30/what_business_can_learn_from_bobby_cox.php   (367 words)

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