Jeffrey Lindon Cox (born November 9, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball third base coach for the Chicago White Sox. He is currently a baserunning specialist for the Detroit Tigers. Previously, Cox was a second baseman for the Oakland Athletics during the 1980 and 1981 seasons. He batted and threw right-handed.
Cox in 2011.
|Second baseman / Coach|
|Born: November 9, 1955|
Los Angeles, California
|July 1, 1980, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 16, 1981, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Career highlights and awards|
Cox was the third base coach and infield instructor for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jeff Cox is a single father and has one daughter named Kimberly. He graduated in 1973 from South Hills High School located in West Covina, California. In high school, Cox was a three-sport athlete lettering in baseball, basketball, and cross-country. His senior year in high school he was named to the California Interscholastic Federation first team in baseball and basketball. Cox later attended Manatee Junior College in Bradenton, Florida while also playing at the Royals Baseball Academy. Cox played two years of basketball at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California and also attended Cal Poly-Pomona.
- J. Cox joins Tigers' staff as baserunning consultant MLB.com, January 21, 2013
- "Manager and Coaches Whitesox". White Sox. Retrieved 2 July 2012.