The three managers elected Monday into the National Baseball Hall of Fame are featured in several items in the Cobb County Public Library System. Retired managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa will be inducted into Cooperstown next summer, officials announced.
Items in CCPLS’ Adult Collection on the three sports figures and their teams include:
- In the time of Bobby Cox: the Atlanta Braves, their manager, my couch, two decades, and me by Lang Whitaker is a Braves fan’s tribute
- Of mikes and men: a lifetime of Braves baseball by Pete Van Wieren, the longtime Braves broadcaster
- The Yankee years by Joe Torre
- Three nights in August: strategy, heartbreak, and joy inside the mind of a manager by H.G. Bissinger (Friday Night Lights), an account of La Russa managing the St. Louis Cardinals against the Chicago Cubs in 2003