Tony La Russa
The Cardinals lead the National League with a .301 average and their 12 home runs, 37 runs and .371 on-base percentage were the best in baseball through Wednesday’s games.
Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is ready to look back on his amazing career.
Red, Whitey & Tony will be praised during the Hall’s awards presentation, when Tim McCarver is honored for excellence in broadcasting and Toronto Sun columnist Bob Elliott is recognized for writing.
He said he’d be working with Selig but he’s “not sure how official the commissioner wants to make it.”
This will mark the second time that a retired manager will lead an All-Star squad. Hall of Fame manager John McGraw retired following the 1932 season and managed the N.L. squad in the first Midsummer Classic in 1933.
Kevin Demoff, Tony La Russa, and Rick Hummel join Ron Jacober on the Sunday big show.
Returning to the staff are pitching Dave Duncan, third base coach Jose Qquendo, bullpen coach Derek Lilliquist, and hitting coach Mark McGwire.
Mike Matheny is the new manager of the Cardinals. We hear from Matheny himself on his new job. We also talk to former Cardinals skipper, Tony La Russa, Cardinals owner, Bill DeWitt and Cardinals General Manager, John Mozeliak. Former Cardinals Pitcher, Andy Benes also chimes in about the new leader of the Cardinals.
Matheny: As I sit here as the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, I have to tell you, that this is the greatest honor of my life.