Tony La Russa
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.
If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.
To former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, playing for a pennant contender can be the tipping point in picking an MVP.
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.
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.
Three time National League MVP Albert Pujols is leaving the St. Louis Cardinals for the Los Angeles Angels.
John Madden says St. Lous Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is definitely ending his baseball career on a high note.
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said an eighth-inning bullpen mix-up led to the wrong pitcher throwing to Texas hitter Mike Napoli, who blasted a two run double to give the Rangers the lead in game five of the World Series.
Thanks to late season collapses by the Red Sox and the Braves, and their own victories on the last day of the season, the St. Louis Cardinals and Tampa Bay Rays squeaked into the playoffs Wednesday night.
Tony La Russa will be managing his 5,000th major league game when his Cardinals take the field against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night.