Danny Cox

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Danny Bradford Cox

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Biographical Information[edit]

Danny Cox was signed as a 13th round pick in the 1981 amateur draft by the St. Louis Cardinals and scout Marty Maier.

Cox spent 11 seasons as a major-league pitcher and was with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1983 to 1988. He helped them win two National League championships and pitched in the 1985 and 1987 World Series. Cox's best season was in 1985, when he turned in an 18-9 record and 2.88 ERA to help the Cards reach the World Series.

Cox finished his major-league career with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1995; he had pitched for them in the 1993 World Series. He was 74-75 in 278 career games, compiling a 3.64 ERA and also pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies.

Cox joined the Gateway Grizzlies when the team made its Frontier League debut in 2001. He was a pitching coach for two seasons before being named manager in 2003. Cox's teams were 197-175 in four seasons (2003-2006), winning the Frontier League championship in 2003.

In 2007, he became the coach of a high school in New Athens, IL.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1985)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1985 & 1986)
  • Won a World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2003 Gateway Grizzlies Frontier League 50-38 4th Independent Leagues League Champs
2004 Gateway Grizzlies Frontier League 56-38 3rd Independent Leagues Lost in 1st round
2005 Gateway Grizzlies Frontier League 49-47 7th Independent Leagues
2006 Gateway Grizzlies Frontier League 42-52 7th Independent Leagues

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