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Tony La Russa

Inductee Tony La Russa gives his speech at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. La Russa managed for 33 seasons with 2,728 victories and led his teams to six pennants and three Worls Series titles. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Honors His Players In Hall Of Fame Speech

Former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa singled out his former players in the audience as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday.

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Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.

07/27/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

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Daily Madden: Why Tony La Russa Missed Coaching

Former Cardinals and A’s manager Tony La Russa has been named ‘Chief Baseball Officer’ by the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks. “I texted Tony and I got an interesting response,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning […]

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KCBS Sports Fans: Revisiting Tony La Russa’s Legacy

The whole notion of “going out on top” sounds good, but it doesn’t happen often enough. Too many athletes, coaches, and managers stick around hoping for one more trip to the top of the hill–one that seldom comes.

12/09/2013

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Cardinals’ Shelby Miller Shows True Ace Upside

If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.

03/25/2013

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after he scored on a home run by Hunter Pence #8 in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park on September 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Likes Posey, Cabrera For MVPs

To former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, playing for a pennant contender can be the tipping point in picking an MVP.

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Explaining Cain Starting Over Dickey At All-Star Game

Tony LaRussa announced that Giants ace Matt Cain and not Mets star R.A. Dickey will be starting the 2012 All-Star Game for the National League. It is a controversial decision both statistically and emotionally and in terms of the entertainment quality of the game.

07/10/2012

Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Torre’s Departure An Opportunity For La Russa?

Joe Torre resigned from his executive vice president position with Major League Baseball Wednesday to join a group trying to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Albert Pujols participates in a parade celebrating the St. Louis Cardinals' 11th World Series championship. (Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Pujols Says Goodbye To St. Louis

Three time National League MVP Albert Pujols is leaving the St. Louis Cardinals for the Los Angeles Angels.

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