Tony La Russa

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa stands for the National Anthem before a game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Retiring Tony La Russa’s No. 10

La Russa will join Red Schoendienst, Whitey Herzog and Ken Boyer as the fourth individual to have managed the Redbirds and have their number retired.


Carlos Beltran #3, Matt Holliday #7 and Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 9, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cardinals defeated the Reds 7-1. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

New Look Cardinals Clicking as They Return Home

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.


Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa Has Book Deal

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is ready to look back on his amazing career.


St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa (L) National Baseball Hall of Fame member Red Schoendienst and batting coach Mark McGwire try to decide how to hold their hands just before the team photograph at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 21, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Hall to Honor 3 Cardinals Managers

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.


Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa salutes the crowd following the conclusion of the St. Louis Baseball Writers Dinner in St. Louis on January 15, 2012. La Russa was given the St. Louis Baseball Man of the Year award. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

La Russa in Talks to Work for MLB

He said he’d be working with Selig but he’s “not sure how official the commissioner wants to make it.”


St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa checks his lineup card during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2011.  St. Louis won the game 3-2.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

LaRussa To Manage National League In 2012 All-Star Game

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.


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Sports on a Sunday Morning: Kevin Demoff, Tony La Russa & The Commish

Kevin Demoff, Tony La Russa, and Rick Hummel join Ron Jacober on the Sunday big show.


Bench coach Joe Pettini bends over to look out of the dugout as hail begins to fall at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 19, 2011. Severe weather with thunderstorms, hail and strong winds, postponed a scheduled game between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cardinals Set Coaching Staff

Returning to the staff are pitching Dave Duncan, third base coach Jose Qquendo, bullpen coach Derek Lilliquist, and hitting coach Mark McGwire.


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Sports Open Line: Reaction to Matheny Hiring

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.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/14/2011




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