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Braves turn reins over to Gonzalez

...to do it. I'm honored they asked me to do it.""Walter Alston was replaced by Tommy Lasorda," Cox said, referring...Tommy did a great job and they forgot all about Walter Alston. That is what's going to happen here."Cox recalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-10-13/braves-turn-reins-over-g
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Braves' Cox to retire

...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: braves.mlb.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/24/bra_549362.shtml
Braves
Ramirez puts past in Boston behind

...Arizona's Randy Johnson. Ramirez, who wore No. 24 in Boston, will wear No. 99 in Los Angeles. Hall of Fame manager Walter Alston wore No. 24 with the Dodgers, and that jersey is retired. "I don't know why they gave me 99," he said. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/02/bas_468026.shtml
Baseball
Dodgers talk it over with Torre, but no deal finalized

...remember." Still, it would be a surprise at this stage if Torre doesn't follow in the footsteps of Hall of Famers Walter Alston and Tom Lasorda in what would likely be the final chapter of his own Hall of Fame career. Colletti acknowledged the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/01/bas_150071.shtml
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Marte demoted to bolster pitching

...Greisinger would likely be Monday's contingency starter. MOVING UP: With the Braves' victory Friday, Cox passed Walter Alston for seventh place all-time on the managerial wins list. Cox has now won 2,041 games. Joe McCarthy is next on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/26/bra_457028.shtml
Braves
Colette Elyse Alston

...was 20 1/4 inches long. Her grandparents are Elsie Mae Frank and the late Hampton Frank, Sr. of Mamou, La. and Walter Alston of Philadelphia, Penn. and the late Gwendolyn Jones of Glassboro, N.J. She was welcomed home by big sister...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/08/bir_452486.shtml
Births
This date in baseball

...doubleheader sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs won the pennant by taking the opener. 1936 - Hall of Fame manager Walter Alston played in his only major league game as a late-inning substitute at first base for Johnny Mize of the St. Louis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/27/bas_429631.shtml
Baseball
Cox sitting out for Phillies' ejection

...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 288th, tying Tommy John for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/23/bra_390264.shtml
Braves
Cubs finally get All-Star manager

...following season and Paul Richards of the second-place Orioles managed both All-Star games in '61. In 1954, Walter Alston managed the NL after replacing Charlie Dressen, who led the Dodgers to the Series the previous year. In one of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/20/bas_359461.shtml
Baseball
Greenjackets notebook: Jackets' Brisson is at top of the charts

...canceled late Monday night, saying his wife was ill. The other hall of fame inductees were former Dodgers manager Walter Alston; former Charlotte Observer sportswriter and Asheville Citizen sports editor Wilt Browning; former Pirates, Yankees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/24/bas_314867.shtml
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