Russ Nixon is the answer to a Braves trivia question: Who was the team's manager directly preceding Bobby Cox? Nixon it was, who himself replaced Chuck Tanner. He died November 10 at 81.

Former Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves manager Russ Nixon died this week at age 81.

Nixon, a Cleves native and Western Hills High School graduate, played in more than 900 games over 12 seasons as a catcher before ending his career in 1968.
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Ted Cabral scouted for the Braves.

Mr. Theodore A. Cabral, Jr. 86 affectionately known as “Ted” or “Mr. Cabral” of Chesterfield County, Virginia departed this life suddenly, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the John Randolph Medical Center, Hopewell, Va. ...

Ted was also a scout for the Atlanta Braves.
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