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Three skippers to Cooperstown

Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox to be enshrined in Hall of Fame

Originally Published: December 9, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa will rightfully enter the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a boxed set. We're talking about three managers who navigated changing times, different markets and the challenges of everything from media pressure to ballplayer egos to fickle fans with a consistency that never wavered. In total, they accounted for a staggering 7,588 wins and eight World Series titles, while bridging the gap from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama.

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