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Managing rivals will get their due

...La Russa, who compiled 2,728 wins in 33 seasons with the Chicago White Sox, Oakland and St. Louis, behind only Connie Mack (3,731) and John McGraw (2,763). "A loss, they never made excuses. Just got beat.""But they won. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-25/managing-rivals-will-get
Mary Boatwright

...friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 6pm - 8pm. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Connie Mack Children's Home, 810 Maxwell Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646 or Shriner's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171383005
Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches no-hitter against Phillies

...to throw a no-hitter in Philadelphia since Montreal's Bill Stoneman stopped the Phillies on April 17, 1969, at Connie Mack Stadium.All of the defensive plays behind Beckett were routine. Domonic Brown had the hardest out, a liner that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-25/dodgers-josh-beckett-pit
Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux tour Hall of Fame together

...who also spent four years in Toronto, was the fourth-winningest manager with 2,504 victories and trailed only Connie Mack, John McGraw and La Russa.On the tour, Cox raised his eyebrows when Erik Strohl, vice president of exhibitions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/bobby-cox-greg-maddux-to
Cobb County jury awards no damages in case against Cardinals player

...decided not to award any damages in a civil suit involving former Atlanta Braves outfielder Ron Gant. Connie Mack IV, son of Sen. Connie Mack III, R-Fla., filed suit against Gant in a 1992 bar fight in an Atlanta suburb. Mack claimed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/20/oth_219363.shtml
Other sports
Overtime

...the stadium as a member of the Ware Shoals Riegels in the textile leagues. He was discovered out of the leagues by Connie Mack, who signed him to play for the Philadelphia Athletics.Before playing, Brissie served his country in the Army's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-07/overtime
Brissie to be honored with field naming

...the stadium as a member of the Ware Shoals Riegels in the textile leagues. He was discovered out of the leagues by Connie Mack , who signed him to play for the Philadelphia Athletics.Before playing, Brissie served his country in the Army's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-10/brissie-be-honored-field
Torre, LaRussa are easy votes for baseball's new Hall of Fame class

...voters on the expansion era committee met a day earlier.All three exceeded the magic benchmark of 2,000 wins ? only Connie Mack and John McGraw have won more."Managing against them, you certainly learned things," said Torre. "I am honored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/torre-larussa-are-easy-v
Earning players' adoration helped lead former Braves manager Bobby Cox to Hall of Fame

...When he retired after the 2010 season, he was the fourth-winningest manager with 2,504 victories, trailing only Connie Mack, John McGraw and La Russa."The greatest manager any of us will know," longtime Braves third baseman Chipper Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/earning-players-adoratio
War hero, baseball star Lou Brissie dies

...6-foot-4 pitcher and first baseman.By the time he was 16, he had more than a dozen pro offers. One of them was from Connie Mack and the then-Philadelphia A's. Mack signed him to a contract in 1941 and sent him to play at Presbyterian College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-26/war-hero-baseball-star-l