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Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox  and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame. 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 John McGraw. With Monday’s announcement, the 10 managers with at least 2,000 victories have been...

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