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Earning players' adoration helped lead former Braves manager Bobby Cox to Hall of Fame

...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 said.The only blemish on Cox's record: The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/earning-players-adoratio
Francona says Indians' managerial job was right for him

...Augusta star Tyler Colvin tweeted he was "Sad to hear the news about our skipper. It was a privilege to play for such a great manager and such a great person." He concluded with (hashtag)ClassAct" DODGERS: Catcher A.J. Ellis had arthroscopic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-08/francona-says-indians-ma
Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies

...stadium's flag court, along with the rest of the team's Hall of Fame members."Earl Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history of baseball," Orioles owner Peter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-01-19/former-orioles-manager-e
New York Yankees' Rivera returns to action

...ball during batting practice in Kansas City on May 3. He had surgery to repair the injury on June 12."He looked great," manager Joe Girardi said. "Looked like what you'd expect him to look like, which is a good thing."Rivera is a 12-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-02-22/new-york-yankees-rivera-
One last hurrah

...give it everything you got every night. That's it."That simple, cliched philosophy has made Cox arguably the greatest manager in baseball. Only three in history have ever won more. Nobody's ever done it more consistently as the man who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-09-26/one-last-hurrah
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Braves honor retiring Cox

...representing the current players, called Cox "the greatest manager any of us will know."The manager appeared moved...it's hard to believe I actually let you go, the greatest manager in baseball history," Turner said."Luckily for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-03/braves-honor-retiring-co
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Braves turn reins over to Gonzalez

...2007."You are who you are. You've got to be yourself," Cox said. "Fredi's got the right makeup to be a great manager. He has all the respect around baseball that you can get. I just want to be in the background."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-13/braves-turn-reins-over-g
Baseball | Braves | Sports
Tigers plan to retire Anderson's number

...to the World Series title in 1984, and raise a flag with his name on it at their home opener."When you think of great managers and people in the game that really epitomize what it is to be a baseball manager ... you think of Sparky Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-01-22/tigers-plan-retire-ander
Baseball | Sports
New owner to open Blue Sky for dinner

...Shin said.He is keeping the entire staff of 10 who already worked at the restaurant, he said."I've got a great manager and staff over there already, so it pretty much runs on its own. Barry, he's done a great job, and I just want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-06-27/new-owner-o
2012 season will be Chipper's last

...children."I just want to make it final," Jones said.He praised the Braves organization, calling Bobby Cox "the greatest manager any of us will ever know," thanked team executives John Schuerholz and Frank Wren for building a perennial winner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-22/2012-season-will-be-chippers