A managing trio like no other: Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa entering Hall of Fame
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Joe Torre still needs ... though that’s not why you play the game. It’s just been an amazing ride for me.” La Russa’s teams finished first 12 times and won six pennants, and he was picked as Manager of the Year four times ...
Jeter credits Hall-of-Fame-bound ‘Mr. Torre’ for success, career
It was his 2,692nd game as a Yankee, and before Derek ... of the confidence he had in me … not that there weren’t times when he didn’t need to correct me, because there were … and he did.” Torre’s career record as a manager is 2,236-1,997.
La Russa, Cox, Torre: An improbable Hall of Fame trio
Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre ... "To become a Hall of Fame manager, you not only have to be there a long time but have to be able to adjust," says MLB Network analyst John Smoltz, who won 210 games for the Braves under Cox. "He did it with ...
Torre can thank Cards for spot in Hall of Fame
He called the Cardinals’ office in the morning. “I knew they were trading Todd and they said, ‘Yeah, we did, but we’re not going to release it yet,’’’ said Torre ... Joe’s going to go somewhere else and become a Hall of Fame manager.
Peers and rivals, Cox, La Russa and Torre headed to the Hall together
Only when Torre went to Los Angeles to finish his career with the Dodgers (2008-10) and the Braves beat them 13 times in 21 tries did Cox secure a winning head-to-head record: 72-71. “I love Joe ... of them. He became the first manager to win three ...