Sports on a Sunday: Tony La Russa & Red Schoendienst
The second day of the 2013 Cardinals Winter Warm-Up was unfortunately clouded by the death of Hall of Fame great Stan Musial. Discussions about “Stan the Man” done by Ron Jacober began with former Redbirds manager Tony La Russa.
One of the closest individuals to Stan Musial throughout the years was former teammate Red Schoendienst. The Hall of Fame player, plus former Cardinals manager, was a teammate of Stan’s for over a decade. He joined Ron to discuss his dearly departed friend.
In this edition of the Missouri Valley Conference report, Tom Ackerman talked with SIUC Salukis head coach Barry Hinson. The former Missouri State coach returned to the MVC this season after a stint at Kansas University.
Brian Finch, Cardinals Stadium Tours & Museum Outreach, joined Ron to discuss the tours and activities offered, plus talked about how Stan Musial made the museum what it was and will be once Ballpark Village is complete.
Al Hrabosky, Cardinals TV color analyst for Fox Sports Midwest, has been around the Redbirds franchise for a long time. The ‘Mad Hungarian’ joined Ron to talk about Stan Musial and the upcoming 2013 ball club.