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Bobby Cox announced on Wednesday that he would step down as Manager of the Atlanta Braves after the 2010 season. The first -and really only- question that must be asked is about Cox's legacy. Cox has been at the helm of the Braves for 20 years -from 1990 through the current season. He has the fourth most wins all-time (2,409) and is second among active managers, behind only Tony LaRussa (2,550). Cox is a four-time Manager of the year and has led the Braves to 14 consecutive playoff appearances (1991-2005). Yet with all his credentials and accomplishments the surefire Hall of Fame Manager has lingering questions, especially in Atlanta, about his legacy.

The questions revolve, of course, around that pennant he only managed to win once, the World Series. The man at the helm of base ...

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