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Pioneer ballplayer won't be forgotten

...the roar got louder as the fans encouraged him to get the big hit as he batted from the right side. Even manager Leo Durocher stood at the top step of the dugout clapping his hands to encourage him. We had no idea of the pressure he was under...
Nobody can argue with Cox's style

ATLANTA - This should have been the day. It would have made Leo the Lip proud to have the company. Leo Durocher will have to make room in the No. 8 spot on the all-time managerial wins list for the Atlanta Braves gruff field general Bobby...
Scott Michaux
Former bachelorette calls foul on pitch for baseball

You argue with the umpire because there is nothing else you can do about it. -- Leo Durocher It took almost 20 years, but my wife and I finally had an argument over what to watch on TV. I dragged in the other night after...
Bill Kirby
Braves defeat Phillies

...good start on their seven-game road trip. Atlanta manager Bobby Cox earned career win No. 2,008, tying him with Leo Durocher for eighth place on the career list. Horacio Ramirez (1-0) has not proved incredibly durable in his two starts...
Home runs propel Braves win

...Washington on Monday, 11-2. "It was good to see us hit some out tonight," said Braves manager Bobby Cox, who tied Leo Durocher for eighth on the all-time wins list with 2,008. He was especially glad for Mondesi, whose average had plummeted...
Braves' Cox to retire

...242-1,908 6. Sparky Anderson -- 2,194-1,834 7. Bucky Harris -- 2,157-2,218 8. Joe McCarthy -- 2,125-1,333 9. Walter Alston -- 2,040-1,613 10. Leo Durocher -- 2,008-1,709 Source:
Cubs: Baker will finish the year

...BOBBY'S BIG MOUTH: Cox's ejection from Wednesday evening's game was the 124th of his career, tying him with Leo Durocher for second on the all-time list. Cox, rung up Wednesday for arguing a checked swing, said he got to know Durocher...
DeRosa hopes the worst is over

...ejections of former New York Giants skipper John McGraw's major league record of 131. Next up is former Dodgers manager Leo Durocher at 121 ejections. "Leo would get (angry) if I passed him," Cox said. Cox, third on the all-time list, said...
Cox sitting out for Phillies' ejection, Cox will pass Casey Stengel (1,905) for ninth place on the all-time managerial wins list. Next up are Leo Durocher (2,008) and Walter Alston (2,040), who he won't pass until 2005. ... Greg Maddux's win Sunday was his...
Umpire-manager relations walk a fine line in today's game

...eyes-bulging, top-of-his-voice spectacles each season that hark back to the days of former Dodgers manager Leo Durocher. "I remember when I first started, some of the older umpires talked about battling with Durocher every day," said...