Legendary Braves Manager Bobby Cox Hospitalized After Possible Stroke
By Scott Miller
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox was taken to an Atlanta-area hospital Tuesday after suffering a possible stroke, according to reports.
Multiple media outlets are now reporting this story, which was first reported by WSB-TV’s Zach Klein. Cox remains hospitalized, and specifics about his condition have not been revealed.
Cox led the Braves to 14 straight division titles from 1991-2005, including the World Series championship in 1995.
Cox was a four-time manager of the year, winning in both the National and American Leagues.
The Braves retired his No. 6,and in 2014 he was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Cox participated in the pregame ceremonies before the Braves’ home opener against the Cubs on Monday night.