Braves to retire Bobby Cox's number

Updated: March 22, 2011, 7:27 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves on Tuesday announced plans to retire former manager Bobby Cox's number.

The Braves will honor Cox's No. 6 on Aug. 12 before a home game against the Chicago Cubs.

Cox is the first to have his number retired by the Braves only for his accomplishments as a manager.

Cox retired after last season. He is fourth all-time with 2,504 wins, including 2,149 wins in 25 years with the Braves.

The Braves won 14 straight division titles and the 1995 World ...

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