Bobby Cox gets tossed.

As promised, we here at Umpbump are chronicling Braves manager Bobby Cox’ assault on the history books. Cox got thrown out of last night’s game against the Diamondbacks. He was ejected as soon as he stepped from the dugout, the 128th ejection of his career

Chipper Jones didn’t think the ejection was warranted. He criticized home plate ump Bob Davidson.

From the AJC:

“The second Bobby stepped out of the dugout, [Davidson] was gunning to throw him out,” Jones said. “Bob Davidson feels like the thousands of people in the park come to see him. He’s always been like that. It’s a joke among the players.”

Regardless of what Chipper thinks, Cox is now just three ejections behind all-time leader John McGraw. Here’s hoping he makes the record breaking ejection one worth remembering. Maybe he could even kick some dirt or throw his hat.

One Response to “Bobby Cox inches closer to history”

  1. Danny O says:

    Don’t hold your breath on the temper tantrum. Bobby likes to engage the umps in debate, but other than a few hats tossed to the ground, he never gets close to a pulling anything Piniella-like.

    Great pic.

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