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Bobby Cox - Manager - Atlanta Braves

Bobby Cox – Manager – Atlanta Braves

On October 3, 2009, needing only a win or a Colorado loss for the past week, the Dodgers finally clinch the National League West title with a 5-0 victory over the wild-card Rockies.

Joe Torre, who will be managing in the postseason for the 14th consecutive season, has won thirteen divisional titles, including ten with the Yankees, one with the Braves, and now his second with LA.2010 With an 8-7 victory over the Phillies, and a San Diego loss to San Francisco later in the day, the Braves reach the postseason for the first time since 2005.

The Atlanta Braves had won 14 straight division titles under skipper Bobby Cox, who has announced his retirement for the end of the season, but this is the first time in franchise history that the team has won the National League Wild Card.