Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:59 pm
Legendary Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke
Bobby Cox, legendary Braves manager was rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke. The Cox family issued a statement thanking all those who sent well wishes.
"We want to thank all of you who have sent their well wishes or said a prayer. We know the power of Braves Country and we hope those prayers and positive thoughts continue as Bobby heals you don't know how much your support means to Bobby and to our family."
The Braves also issued an statement,
"We known no one stronger or more determined than Bobby Cox. Out thoughts and prayers are with him as he recovers. We look forward to seeing him soon and would like to thank the baseball community for joining together to support our dear friend."
The legendary Bobby Cox served as manager of the Braves twice. He first served as the Braves manager from 1978 to 1981. He later returned to the Braves as general manager in 1986. He also became the coach of the team in 1990. He led the Braves to win the World Series in 1995. His overall managerial record is 2,504 wins and 2,001 losses in the regular season. He retired in 2010 but remained close to the Braves. In his honor, the Braves retired his jersey number 6 in 2011 and was inducted to Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame in 2011.
The four times Manager of the Year, Bobby Cox was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.