Retired Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Monday. In 1995, Cox led the Atlanta Braves to the team’s first World Series championship, and has won more than 2,000 games with the Braves. Cox will be inducted on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, N.Y. along with fellow retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, and players chosen by the Baseball Writer’s Association of America.
A mega sports and entertainment complex is set to break ground in north Georgia’s Bartow County. A county official says the 1,400 acre project is planned for a site just north of Lake Allatoona off Interstate 75. It would host more than a dozen sports and connected tournaments, including in youth baseball, soccer and lacrosse.
It's the start of a new baseball season for the Atlanta Braves. The team opens their schedule Thursday afternoon in Washington against the Nationals. This will a season unlike any other the team has had for two decades. Fredi Gonzalez takes-over as manager, following future Hall of Famer Bobby Cox, who retired last October.
A billion-dollar sports complex is set to break ground near Lake Allatoona this spring. The 1,400-acre parcel is under contract, and the permitting and zoning processes are under way. Despite the hefty price tag and lingering recession, developers think such an expensive project will be a success. The Lake Point Sporting Community and Town Center could break ground as early as April along 3 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow County.
The Atlanta Braves' loss Monday night in Game-4 of the National League Division Series signaled the end of the managerial career of Bobby Cox. It came as the Braves fell to the San Francisco Giants 3-2 at Turner Field in Atlanta.
For the first time in five years, baseball’s playoffs again include the Atlanta Braves. The team returns to a stage it had become accustomed-to in 14-straight years from 1991 through 2005. But this playoff appearance will represent the final one for future Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox.
The Atlanta Braves are back into the postseason for the first time since 2005. The team's 8-7 win over Philidelphia Sunday, coupled with San Diego's 3-0 defeat at San Francisco, earned the Braves the National League wild card berth.
The Atlanta Braves honored the managerial career of Bobby Cox before the team's game Saturday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. Cox is retiring at the end of the Braves' season, which could include the playoffs.