Tony La Russa
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.
Tune into KMOX 1120 AM at 11:00am on Monday morning to hear the official announcement live from Busch Stadium.
Two other interviews are scheduled for today as the Cards search for a replacement for Tony La Russa.
It’s true! Thanks to Tony LaRussa, who called his writer friend (and Cardinal fan) and roped him in.
Listen in to Sports Open Line to hear about the special day for Albert Pujols at his restaurant, Pujols 5. A 10-foot bronze statue was placed outside of Pujols 5, displaying his signature point to the sky. Today, Albert officially became a free agent, which is a difficult pill to swallow, as the organization and fans await one of the biggest decisions in baseball history. Hear what Albert has to say about his new statue. Also, hear from Tony La Russa, as he sat down with Bob Costas to talk about what he thinks about Albert’s future in St. Louis.
Tony La Russa announced his retirement Monday.