Legendary Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox hospitalized



Former Braves manager and Hall of Famer Bobby Cox was hospitalized, according to a report by Channel 2 Action News' Zach Klein.

According to the report, Cox may have suffered a stroke. According to the report, Cox was alone at home when he began to feel sick.

Cox stays in a hospital in the Atlanta area.

The Braves officials did not immediately return a message from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution seeking confirmation or comment.

Cox participated in the pre-game ceremonies before the opening of the Braves house on Monday night.

No more details available.

Cox served as the long-time general manager and manager of the Braves. He led the team from 1978-81 and again from 1990 until he retired in 2010. He also led the Blue Jays for several years and was the Braves' General Manager since 1986-89.

Cox led the Braves to 14 consecutive division titles between 1991 and 2005, including the World Series championship in 1995. During his career, he managed 4,505 games and compiled a record of 2,504-2,001 (.556).

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Cox was the manager of the year four times, winning both the National League and the American League.

After his retirement, the Braves retired their No. 6. In 2014, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, along with former Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.

Cox has held a position in the main office with the Braves after his retirement.

This story will be updated.

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