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Larry Eugene Cox

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Larry Cox was a valuable reserve catcher for a host of major league teams. Frequently demoted to the minors, Cox would always seem to turn up on a major league roster before season's end. He was a good student of the game and a good handler of pitchers, a valuable man to have down in the bullpen.

After his playing career ended, catcher Cox became a minor league manager and was a coach with the Chicago Cubs in 1988 and 1989. He died of a heart attack while playing racquetball.

Cox began his career as a catcher in 1966-1967, then was a pitcher in 1968. He resumed catching in 1969.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1983 Quad Cities Cubs Midwest League 68-71 8th Chicago Cubs
1984 Quad Cities Cubs Midwest League 50-88 12th Chicago Cubs
1985 Iowa Cubs American Association 66-75 6th Chicago Cubs
1986 Iowa Cubs American Association 74-68 3rd Chicago Cubs
1987 Iowa Cubs American Association 64-74 6th Chicago Cubs

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