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Bobby Cox's ejections: From 1 to 130

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The following chart, based on research from Doug Pappas and David Vincent of SABR, shows each of Atlanta manager Bobby Cox's ejections since becoming a major league manager in 1978.

The chart includes the dates of each ejection and -- in most cases -- the umpires involved and the reason for the ejection. Of the 130 ejections listed below, 20 of them came while Cox was managing the Toronto Blue Jays from 1982-85.

Bobby Cox's 130 ejections as a major league manager
NO. DATE TEAM UMPIRE REASON
1 05/01/1978 Atlanta Nick Colosi Bench jockeying
2 06/03/1978 Atlanta John Kibler Safe/out call
3 06/04/1978 Atlanta John Kibler Balls and strikes
4 06/15/1979 Atlanta   Fight after HBP
5 06/16/1979 Atlanta Dick Stello Play at 1B
6 07/13/1980 Atlanta Lanny Harris Called third strike on Chambliss
7 08/06/1980 Atlanta Jerry Dale Spitting in ump's face during argument
8 09/25/1980 Atlanta
9 05/08/1981 Atlanta Arguing balk call
10 06/02/1981 Atlanta
11 10/02/1981 Atlanta Joe West
12 04/09/1982 Toronto Terry Cooney Balls and strikes
13 05/29/1982 Toronto Vic Voltaggio Play at 2B
14 07/05/1982 Toronto Terry Cooney Arguing about George Bell throwing a bat at a pitchout
15 07/24/1982 Toronto Dale Ford Play at 1B
16 05/06/1983 Toronto George Maloney Tag play at plate
17 06/19/1983 Toronto Jim McKean Called third strike on Iorg
18 07/16/1983 Toronto Dave Phillips Check swing -- both managers at same time
19 07/17/1983 Toronto Dave Phillips Phillips said something to coach Gaston
20 08/28/1983 Toronto Rick Reed Play at 1B
21 08/31/1983 Toronto Drew Coble
22 09/25/1983 Toronto Derryl Cousins
23 05/29/1984 Toronto Joe Brinkman
24 06/10/1984 Toronto Larry McCoy Balls and strikes
25 06/28/1984 Toronto Terry Cooney Arguing HBP
26 07/20/1984 Toronto Jim McKean Balk call
27 07/25/1984 Toronto Rick Reed Arguing caught stealing
28 09/14/1984 Toronto Larry Young Clancy brushback pitch after warning
29 09/15/1984 Toronto Derryl Cousins Balls and strikes
30 06/22/1985 Toronto Joe Brinkman Arguing decision to resume after rainstorm
31 07/08/1985 Toronto Larry Young Bench jockeying
32 07/08/1990 Atlanta Eric Gregg Arguing balls and strikes from dugout
33 07/14/1990 Atlanta Charlie Williams Bench jockeying
34 07/15/1990 Atlanta Bob Davidson Check swing call
35 07/21/1990 Atlanta Mark Hirschbeck Interference call
36 09/12/1990 Atlanta Bob Davidson Balls and strikes
37 05/23/1991 Atlanta Greg Bonin Arguing a call at first
38 07/04/1991 Atlanta Gary Darling Arguing called third strike
39 08/18/1991 Atlanta Charlie Williams Arguing double play
40 05/26/1992 Atlanta Angel Hernandez Arguing balls and strikes
41 07/05/1992 Atlanta Bill Hohn Called third strike
42 04/16/1993 Atlanta Mark Hirschbeck Protesting attempt to speed up game
43 04/28/1993 Atlanta Eric Gregg Safe/out call at 1B
44 08/03/1993 Atlanta Larry Vanover Arguing balls and strikes
45 07/05/1994 Atlanta Mike Winters Safe/out call at 1B
46 06/24/1995 Atlanta Mike Winters Close play at 1B
47 07/07/1995 Atlanta Bill Hohn Check swing call
48 07/24/1995 Atlanta Jeff Kellogg
49 07/26/1995 Atlanta Paul Runge Balls and strikes
50 06/08/1996 Atlanta Gary Darling Balls and strikes
51 06/30/1996 Atlanta Wally Bell Balls and strikes
52 08/03/1996 Atlanta Bob Davidson
53 08/09/1996 Atlanta Gary Darling Balls and strikes
54 09/12/1996 Atlanta Randy Marsh Stolen base call
55 04/10/1997 Atlanta Larry Vanover Check swing call
56 05/17/1997 Atlanta Bob Davidson
57 05/30/1997 Atlanta Tom Hallion Safe/out on force play at 3B
58 07/19/1997 Atlanta Brian Gorman Play at 1B
59 07/26/1997 Atlanta Jim Quick
60 08/03/1997 Atlanta Tom Hallion Balls and strikes
61 08/06/1997 Atlanta Tom Hallion
62 05/04/1998 Atlanta Paul Nauert Balls and strikes
63 05/29/1998 Atlanta Greg Bonin Balls and strikes
64 06/10/1998 Atlanta Randy Marsh Pickoff play at 1B
65 06/22/1998 Atlanta Rich Garcia Fair/foul call on ball which hit batter
66 07/29/1998 Atlanta Hunter Wendelstedt Tag play at 3B
67 08/26/1998 Atlanta Bill Hohn
68 05/10/1999 Atlanta Jerry Layne Argued batter out of baseline on bunt
69 05/11/1999 Atlanta Gerry Davis Balk call
70 05/26/1999 Atlanta Angel Hernandez
71 06/16/1999 Atlanta Bruce Froemming Balls and strikes
72 06/20/1999 Atlanta Jeff Kellogg Balls and strikes
73 07/18/1999 Atlanta Tim Tschida Tag play at plate
74 07/24/1999 Atlanta Bruce Froemming Balls and strikes
75 07/30/1999 Atlanta Larry Poncino Arguing automatic-DP call at 2B
76 08/29/1999 Atlanta Ed Montague Check-swing call
77 09/15/1999 Atlanta Jeff Nelson
78 04/29/2000 Atlanta Bill Welke Balls and strikes
79 05/29/2000 Atlanta Doug Eddings Balls and strikes
80 06/24/2000 Atlanta John Shulock Arguing balk call
81 07/04/2000 Atlanta Derryl Cousins Bumped ump arguing balls and strikes
82 08/19/2000 Atlanta Charlie Reliford Demanding interference call
83 04/09/2001 Atlanta Jim Reynolds Argued batter bunted at ball
84 04/26/2001 Atlanta Alfonso Marquez Balls and strikes, from dugout
85 05/22/2001 Atlanta Brian Gorman Balls and strikes
86 06/06/2001 Atlanta Dan Iassogna Balk call
87 06/13/2001 Atlanta Rick Reed
88 08/01/2001 Atlanta Hunter Wendelstedt Balls and strikes
89 08/02/2001 Atlanta Jim Wolf
90 08/26/2001 Atlanta Marty Foster
91 09/19/2001 Atlanta Jerry Meals
92 09/20/2001 Atlanta Mark Barron
93 09/27/2001 Atlanta Tim Tschida
94 04/13/2002 Atlanta Charlie Reliford
95 04/26/2002 Atlanta Bill Welke
96 05/10/2002 Atlanta Tim Timmons
97 06/10/2002 Atlanta Mike Fichter
98 08/07/2002 Atlanta Angel Hernandez Balls and strikes
99 09/07/2002 Atlanta Wally Bell
100 09/24/2002 Atlanta Mark Wegner
101 04/08/2003 Atlanta Kerwin Danley Called third strike on Sheffield
102 05/01/2003 Atlanta Marty Foster Balls and strikes
103 05/04/2003 Atlanta Tony Randazzo Balls and strikes
104 05/20/2003 Atlanta Tim Welke Balls and strikes
105 05/21/2003 Atlanta Kerwin Danley Balls and strikes
106 06/17/2003 Atlanta Fieldin Culbreth Balls and strikes
107 07/06/2003 Atlanta Phil Cuzzi Balk call
108 08/21/2003 Atlanta Matt Hollowell Called third strike on Sheffield
109 09/11/2003 Atlanta Chuck Meriwether Safe/out call
110 04/15/2004 Atlanta Jeff Kellogg Balls and strikes
111 04/18/2004 Atlanta Chris Guccione Called third strike
112 05/26/2004 Atlanta Bill Welke
113 06/13/2004 Atlanta Greg Gibson Balls and strikes
114 09/09/2004 Atlanta Lance Barksdale Balls and strikes
115 04/13/2005 Atlanta Randy Marsh
116 06/30/2005 Atlanta Doug Eddings Balls and strikes
117 04/07/2006 Atlanta Greg Gibson Balls and strikes
118 04/14/2006 Atlanta Brian O'Nora Play at 1B
119 05/07/2006 Atlanta Angel Hernandez Arguing non-advance by runner
120 05/14/2006 Atlanta Mark Carlson
121 06/03/2006 Atlanta Dana DeMuth Balls and strikes
122 06/26/2006 Atlanta Hunter Wendelstedt Balls and strikes
123 07/16/2006 Atlanta Bruce Dreckman Foul tip call
124 07/26/2006 Atlanta Eric Cooper Balls and strikes
125 09/28/2006 Atlanta Joe West Defending Brian McCann
126 04/16/2007 Atlanta Sam Holbrook Call at 2B on forceout
127 04/22/2007 Atlanta Paul Emmel Balls and strikes
128 05/06/2007 Atlanta Bob Davidson Check swing call for strike three
129 05/25/2007 Atlanta Paul Emmel Called third strike on Renteria
130 05/26/2007 Atlanta Ron Kulpa Fair/foul call at 1B; Cox pointed to dirt