Tony La Russa

Chip Hale, right. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks Hire Chip Hale As New Manager

Hale has served as the Athletics’ bench coach for the past three seasons.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2014

From left, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Thoughts From A Weekend In Cooperstown

White Sox fans turned out in full force to support Frank Thomas.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.


Tony La Russa

Torre, La Russa, Cox Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox, baseball’s winningest managers over the past four decades, were unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame on Monday by the expansion era committee.

670 The Score–12/09/2013

Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa Currently Has 17 Cats

Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa loves cats, this much is true.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

(Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Shelby Miller Shows True Ace Upside

If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.


Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during Opening Day against the Miami Marlins  at Marlins Park on April 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Lohse, Cards Spoil Marlins’ Debut In New Ballpark, 4-1

The sellout crowd in the Miami Marlins’ new ballpark cheered the introduction of their starters, who were accompanied by women dressed as Latin showgirls. There was another roar for Muhammad Ali, who delivered the first pitch. Then Kyle Lohse and the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals went to work, and the place grew quiet.


Kirk Gibson. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Gibson, Maddon Named Managers Of Year

Kirk Gibson and Joe Maddon won Manager of the Year awards Wednesday — one for overseeing a worst-to-first turnaround that lasted all season, the other after a frantic playoff push in the final month.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Tony La Russa and Kenny Williams. (Left photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images, Right photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Kenny Williams’ Worst Nightmare? It Could Be La Russa

Having tormented the Chicago Cubs from afar for the past 16 seasons, word now is that St. Louis’ newest retiree, Tony La Russa, may pile into a U-Haul and drive himself – while surely airlifting his ego – the 300 miles northeast to the Windy City.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Tony La Russa

Reinsdorf Open To Working With La Russa Again

Until either Tony La Russa or Jerry Reinsdorf say it’s not going to happen, there will be plenty of speculation about the recently retired Cardinals manager joining the White Sox organization in an advisor role.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Tony La Russa

La Russa To The Sox?

Tony La Russa may be out as the Cardinals manager, but he may not be out of baseball.

670 The Score–10/31/2011

Albert Pujols

Wisch: What La Russa’s Departure Means For Pujols

Less than 72 hours after the Cardinals pulled off one of the least likeliest World Series championship runs in MLB history, their manager has snapped the city of St. Louis out of its soaring sugar high by announcing his retirement from baseball Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Tony La Russa

La Russa To The Sox?

Tony La Russa may be out as the Cardinals manager, but he may not be out of baseball.

670 The Score–10/31/2011

Tony La Russa goes out on top. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

Tony La Russa Retires

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa announced his retirement Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Tony La Russa

La Russa’s Call Gone Wrong

This will go down as one game Cardinals manager Tony La Russa would like to forget in his 33-year career in the big leagues.

670 The Score–10/25/2011

Robin Ventura is the new manager of the White Sox.  (White Sox)

Sox Expect Ventura To Be A Work In Progress

Leave it to the White Sox to shock Chicago — and all of the baseball world — with the announcement the team would hire former White Sox All Star Robin Ventura as the team’s 39th manager.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Matt Garza

Cubs Look To Bounce Back After Loss to Cards

The Chicago Cubs out-hit the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night, but weren’t able to convert those hits into enough runs to get a victory.


Tony La Russa

La Russa Will Miss Series Opener Against Cubs

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will miss Tuesday’s series opener agaisnt the Chicago Cubs while he receives treatment for an eye problem.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Ryan Theriot

Ex-Cub Theriot Makes Return To Wrigley As Member Of Cardinals

In his five season with the Chicago Cubs, Ryan Theriot became one of the more popular players among the fans. But when he returns to Wrigley Field with his new team, he might not get such a warm reception.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Albert Pujols

Wisch: The Cubs Can Cripple The Cards, Without Signing Pujols

So, Albertageddon is upon us. Or upon St. Louis, at least.