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: 'Perfect' to enter Hall with La Russa, Cox
July 28, 2014 12:00 am • By Rick Hummel email@example.com • 314-340-8196 COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. • The first item of business for Joe Torre ... the way.” Torre was fired three times as a manager. He didn’t win with the Mets but did take the ...
Joe Torre calls it quits as manager of LA Dodgers
The Joe ... weeks before it became apparent he could change his mind. Torre told Colletti his feelings of not wanting to come back during the team's recent trip to San Francisco just a couple of days ago. "I know turning 70 (had something to do with ...
Joe Torre's Hall of Fame manager career ignited by near-trade from Mets to Yankees
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – There was a bizarre beginning to the story of Joe ... Torre to this day still doesn't know whether his quest to become their next manager had anything to do with it, “I don’t know if they couldn’t agree on a trade or whatever ...
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.