On ,December 9 2013 — At the start of the annual Winter Meetings, Hall of Fame chairman Jane Forbes Clark announces 16-member Expansion Era Committee unanimously elects three managers who were highly successful in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s to the Hall of Fame: Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre were fixtures in the postseason over the period, combining for 7,558 regular-season wins, 17 pennants, 8 World Series titles and 10 Manager of the Year awards. In addition to their overlapping careers, LaRussa, Cox and Torre rank 3rd, 4th and 5th on the all-time list of managerial wins, behind Connie Mack and John McGraw.
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