Concepcion, Parker falls short
The big Monday morning event here was the announcement of three new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Former managers Joe Torre, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox were elected via the 16-person expansion era committee.
The vote totals: Bobby Cox (16 votes, 100%); Tony La Russa (16 votes, 100%); Joe Torre (16 votes, 100%)
Former Reds Davey Concepcion and Dave Parker were among those up for consideration. Concepcion, Parker, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Billy Martin, Marvin Miller, Dan Quisneberry, Ted Simmons and George Steinbrenner each received six or fewer votes. Twelve votes were needed for election.