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Danny Cox

Danny Cox
Pitcher
Born: (1959-09-21) September 21, 1959
Northampton, England
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 6, 1983, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 1995, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 74–75
Earned run average 3.64
Strikeouts 723
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Danny Bradford Cox (born September 21, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1983 to 1988, the Philadelphia Phillies from 1991 to 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992, and then the Toronto Blue Jays from 1993 to 1995, when he retired. Over his eleven-year career, Cox won 74, lost 75, recorded a 3.64 ERA, 21 complete games, 5 shutouts and 8 saves. He won Game 3 of the 1985 National League Championship Series with the Cardinals trailing 2 games to none. Cox pitched well in the 1985 World Series, but earned two no-decisions. He pitched a shutout in Game 7 of the 1987 National League Championship Series, and was the winning pitcher in Game 5 of the 1987 World Series.

He managed the Gateway Grizzlies, a Frontier League team based in Sauget, Illinois from 2003–2006, compiling a record of 197-175 and one league championship. In 2008 he coached the New Athens, Illinois High School baseball team, however he resigned mid-season. Cox currently frequents clinics in the St. Louis area, and offers pitching lessons to young players near his Freeburg, IL home.

In February 2009, he was named pitching coach for the Springfield Sliders of the Prospect League.

On December 17, 2009, the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball named him pitching coach for the 2010 season.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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