Friday, August 17, 2007

THE MECK RADIO SHOW w/ BOBBY COX - Weekly. 08/17/07

The Meck visits with Manager Bobby Cox ..
On his way to The Yard - Turner Field.
About Noon on Thurs. Aug. 16.
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Please tell us about about your efforts [to raise money] to rescue Homeless Animals ?
Bobby:' Probably 65% of the population has a pet. It's important to their lives. '
'Pets relieve stress with unconditional love they give you.'

Meck: Isn't a donation to Homeless Pets a tax write-off ?
Bobby: 'Yes it is.'
'Remember .. One Hundred Dollars can save a pet's life.'

Bobby Cox: ' If People want to contribute .. We take in all injured animals .. repair them
and try to find homes.'
'We raise the money and try and keep the Medicine and Dog Food flowing.' - BC
The Meck Radio Show w/ Bobby Cox - Weekly. 08/17/07 Posted 1:30a. Show Time: 34 mins.

Meck Notes:
An interview w/ Bobby Cox - Manager of the Atlanta Braves.
A longtime friend and Best Mgr. in the game shares his insights.
Thanks for downloading our weekly show with Bobby Cox.
Bobby Cox: The only man in the history of sports to win 15 consecutive division titles.
" Bobby Cox is the Greatest Manager in the History of Baseball."- Bob Nightengale/USA TODAY.

The Sporting News, in a poll of his peers, has named Bobby Cox - Manager of the Year - 8 times.
Since 1936, when the magazine started balloting .. No other manager has won the award more than 3 times.
In May .. Bobby passed Mgr. Sparky Anderson [ 2,194] to become 4th all-time in wins.
The Hall of Fame will come calling one day - 1st ballot.
Thurs. Aug 16, 2007 [ Noon et].
The Meck gives Manager Bobby Cox a jingle. [Giants at Braves - 7:35 et].

Seg 1 - My friend, engineer Super Dave shares his thoughts on McLin's Restaurant
and our friend and soldier Mark McDuffie [ 24 operations at Walter Reed].
Injured by an IED in Iraq on March 2.
He's home now at Eglin AFB. His Dad .. is principal at Daleville [ AL] High School.

Mark called and wants to go visit Bobby Cox. Bobby's invited him to ATL on our show
and said today: 'Meck .. I'll do anything to accommodate you guys.' - BC

Plus we talk about Rick Stanley - Stepbrother of Elvis Presley.
Aug. 16, 1977 .. Elvis passed away.
Rick and I visited Bobby Cox .. Denny Neagle and Javy Lopez at Turner Field - Aug. 16, 2002.

The Meck interviews Bobby Cox.
This is our 8th [ weekly] show with Manager Bobby Cox.
You can listen to any of our previous shows - 24/7. [ Radio Show Page]

Bobby gives us a unique view and insight - as always.
Bobby talks about the Giants .. Barry Bonds and the shift.[ they've been using].
'Look's like he can play another year.' - BC

Bobby talks about playing in the heat.
Meck: Turner Field sits down in a hole .. It's usually about 10 degrees hotter on the field ?
Meck: Since this is your weekly show .. Let's talk about the Ejections Record you set.
I call it the Ejections/Loyalty Record.
You've been managing for 26 years .. 133 ejections.
That's 5 a year .. averaging every 32 games.
[That doesn't seem like a lot]. What's all the fuss about ?

Bobby shares his thoughts on the ejections.
' We try to keep our players on the field.' - BC

Meck: What does it mean to you when Chipper says: 'I appreciate Bobby sticking up for me.'
Matt Diaz said: 'He went out and had Chipper's back. That's why we love playing for him.'
' I've never seen him get ejected just to get ejected. There's always a reason.'- O'Brien article.

Bobby: 'Oh Yeah .. It's all about keeping the players on the field.'
'People didn't come to see me manage.
They came to see the players perform.'

Meck: Ralph Houk .. your manager when you played for the Yankees [ 68 - 69]
has had a big influence on you? He was also called a players manager.
Bobby: 'Ralph had time for every player on the team.'
Bobby talks about managers and their role.
Meck: Could you tell us about your clubhouse rules ?
I know 3 of them: Be on time. No loud music. [ Headphones only].
Must wear full uniform on field. [ not just a t-shirt for BP.]

Bobby: 'We have a lot of rules actually .. Meck.'
'We want to look professional. We dress really well.'
'Don't allow boom boxes in the clubhouse.' 'It's a workplace.'

Meck: The Braves are one of the few .. maybe the only team that doesn't stretch
on the field [as a team] ?
Bobby: 'I think they are old enough and professional.'
'You treat 'em like men .. They can get the job done without someone telling them.'
Meck: Where were you 30 years ago when Elvis died ?
Bobby: 'I don't remember. Probably on some ball field.'
I know you're a Big Elvis Fan ..
Bobby: 'He was one of the greatest entertainers.'

Meck: Your thoughts on [ 5 years ago today] when my friend
Rick Stanley [ Stepbrother of Elvis] came to visit you at Turner Field.
Bobby: 'One of the most interesting moments in my life.'

Your favorite Elvis song ?
Bobby: ' Heartbreak Hotel .. I thought that was pretty cool.'
' His Gospel Singing was Second To None.'
Meck: Your thoughts on David Justice going into the Braves Hall of Fame ?
[ Played in 6 WS. Hit THE HR for the Braves in Game 6 of the 95 WS].
Bobby: 'Great memories of David.'
'Great ballplayer. He had a sweet swing.'

Meck: Tim Hudson is 14 and 5.
He won 20 in 2000. [ Finished 2nd in the CY Young].
He could win 20 this year ?

Bobby: I wish he was 17 and 5.
'Timmy's the ultimate team guy. I love the guy.'

Meck: How's Edgar's ankle doing ?
Escobar is like a vacuum cleaner at SS ?

Meck: Mahay is really pitching lights out ? He comes right at you.
Bobby: 'He's tough.' 'Dual purpose guy. Good against everybody.'
Meck: My friend and soldier, Mark McDuffie, [who listens to our show] is looking
forward to coming to a game and meeting you. He's had 24 operations at Walter Reed.
He's home now at Eglin AFB.
Bobby: ' I'll do anything to accommodate you guys.'

Meck: Skyla [ Cox] is working with Homeless Pets .. Isn't she ?
Bobby: 'Yes she is.'
'Our Big Deal will be Nov. 17th.'

Homeless Pets
Box 7194 - Marietta, Ga. 30065
404/ 451-9494 -
excerpt from 07/15/07 show:
Bobby:' If People want to contribute .. We take in all injured animals .. repair them
and try to find homes.'
'We raise the money and try and keep the Medicine and Dog Food flowing.' - BC
Thanks for your TIME today and listening to our show with Bobby Cox - MR. ENCOURAGER.
Bobby's kindness and the compassion he gives others will long outlive his Hall of Fame Stats.
As I've shared with Bobby .. ' If I ever go to the electric chair .. I want to have my last meal with you.
At least I'll have a smile on my face and feel good about it.'

A Special Thanks to Super Dave in New York for putting our show together [ as always].
I'm grateful to Jennifer [ in San Fran] for keeping up and running.
And Thank You for forwarding the show .. to those you know.
Coming on The Meck Radio Show.
Bobby Cox - The Best Manager in the History of Baseball.
Donald Watkins - Business Icon. Ethanol.
Bob Nightengale - USA TODAY Baseball Writer.
Joe Simpson - Braves TV Announcer.
Paul Finebaum - Writer/Talk Show Host.
Bobby Clampett - Golfer/Announcer - CBS and TNT.
Gov. Mike Huckabee - Presidential Candidate.
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"Atlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox Helps Homeless Animals."
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