"Bobby" Cox is a former professiona third baseman and manager in MLB. Cox played professionally in the majors, and found even more sucess when he went on the manage the game.
He first led the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1981, and then managed the Toronto Blue Jays from 1982 to 1985. He later rejoined the Braves in 1986 as a general manager. He moved back to the manager's role during the 1990 season and stayed there until his retirement following the 2010 season. The Atlanta Braves have since retired the number 6 in commemoration of Bobby Cox. He led the Atlanta Braves to the World Series championship in 1995. As of 2021, Cox ranks fourth on the baseball all-time managerial wins list. Also as of 2021, he holds the all-time record for ejections.
One day after participating in the Braves home opening day festivities in 2019, Cox was hospitalized after suffering a stroke. Five months later, Cox made a visit to SunTrust Park to watch the Braves play the Toronto Blue Jays, a game which the Braves won 6–3. As a result of the stroke Cox suffers from paralysis in his right arm which requires it to be in a sling, otherwise he has fully recovered.