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More retirement gifts for Bobby Cox

Sep 16, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

It just occurred to me that no one is getting Jerry Manuel, Ken Macha and all those guys parting gifts. Sad, really.

The other day he got a corn maze, today Bobby Cox was surprised with a Delta charter plane painted up with his number 6 for the Braves’ last road trip of the season.  How nice.

But I’m going to be honest: I’m not sure I’d get on an airplane painted up with Braves colors right now.

Bobby Cox plane.jpg

  1. Mr. Heyward - Sep 16, 2010 at 4:53 PM

    Dang Craig, don’t give up on em yet! What if Luke Skywalker gave up on attacking the Death Star b/c he felt it wasn’t as easy as shooting womp rats in beggar’s canyon back on Tattooine? There’d be no “Empire Strikes Back,” that’s what would have happened!

  2. Simon DelMonte - Sep 16, 2010 at 4:58 PM

    I think we can arrange to give Jerry Manuel a paper airplane upon his (most likely temporary) forced retirement. We can even write Cox’ #6 on it.

  3. Kevin S. - Sep 16, 2010 at 11:56 PM

    We can also get the Natinals to write ‘Cocks’ on it.

  4. Jonny5 - Sep 17, 2010 at 9:13 AM

    c’mon, they were in the fight until September. And they still lead the Wild card spot. not too shabby.

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