the announcement was made that Tony LaRussa had been selected for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. For the most successful manager born within the last century, the honor is due and he saw to achieving it on his own terms.
Imagine yourself back in 1953 in Philadelphia. You are on the mound for your major league debut, and you walk out to a thunderous boo.
Flood’s most important contribution to baseball is his challenge of the game’s vaunted anti-trust exception, and how he helped usher in a new era of player rights and rising salaries.
The winningest manager in Cardinals history is going out on top.
Top Blogger Organization Awards Connie Mack Award For 2011