LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. --
The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the largest Hall of Fame classes in recent history, one year after there were no living inductees. The players up for election include Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas; the results will be announced Jan. 8.
La Russa ranked third, Cox fourth and Torre fifth on the list of all-time managerial victories, trailing only Connie Mack and
La Russa won 2,728 games with the
Cox won 2,504 games with the
Torre won 2,326 games for the Braves, Cardinals,
Results of the Expansion Era Ballot (12 votes needed for election): Bobby Cox (16 votes, 100%); Tony La Russa (16 votes, 100%); Joe Torre (16 votes, 100%); Dave Concepcion,