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From left, former longtime managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa conduct a television interview during the MLB Winter Meetings Monday at Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. USA TODAY Sports

Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame


By John Perrotto, Reuters

ORLANDO, Fla. — Managers might rule the day at this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre were elected by the Expansion Era committee on Monday. All were unanimous selections by its 16 members.

The results were announced as baseball’s Winter Meetings began at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort. Twelve votes were needed for election.

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