Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.
Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have any logos on the caps of their Hall of Fame plaques.
Deciding on hat for @BaseballHall HOF. How about this one? pic.twitter.com/6OEBXJUYOa — Tony La Russa (@TonyLaRussa) December 21, 2013 Read more...
There were 16 members on the Hall of Fame's Amphetamines Expansion Era Committee, and we know that all 16 voted for Tony La Russa, Joe Torre, and Bobby Cox. We know the names of the 16 voters, and we know the 12 candidates on the ballot. Show More Summary
Roger Angell is the greatest of all baseball writers. Today, the game has recognized the fact. This July, along with Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, and Tony La Russa, Roger will be celebrated in Cooperstown, New York, the site of the Hall of Fame. Show More Summary
At the beginning of his managerial career, Tony La Russa — who was just elected to the Hall of Fame — appeared on To Tell the Truth, a game show wherein two impostors... here, you can figure it out. A few observations: 1) Rita Moreno is one of the few legitimate EGOT winners (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). Show More Summary
It was a big day for Hall of Fame coaches. On the same day that MLB announced the selection of Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, and Bobby Cox to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Football Hall of Fame player and Super Bowl champion coach Mike Ditka had his number 89 jersey retired by the Chicago... Show More Summary
Today, the veterans committee of the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that three of the game’s most successful managers–Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox–would be part of its 2014 induction class. But two of the men who have been the most responsible for creating baseball’s enormous wealth–George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller–were snubbed by [...]
Call it a win for Cooperstown—7,558 of them, to be exact. It's only fitting that Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre should enter baseball's Hall of Fame together after being voted in unanimously by the Expansion Era Committee. Not...Show More Summary
(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) — Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee. Each of the inductees won more than 2,000 games in managerial careers that spanned more than four decades. Show More Summary
Taken together, retired baseball managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox won eight World Series titles and 7,558 games. Their names appeared on all of the voters' ballots Sunday.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Flo. -- It wasn't at all surprising that Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, and Bobby Cox have just been elected to the Hall of Fame. It would have been fairly surprising if they weren't, considering their ridiculous credentials. There was one surprise when the results were announced here, though: Marvin Miller didn't come close. Show More Summary
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — 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.
Among them, they won nearly 8,000 major league baseball games, 17 pennants and eight World Series. Together, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre, who rank third, fourth and fifth respectively in all-time victories, will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. The three, who managed over 91 seasons, were elected unanimously today by the […]
If you had 17 cats, you would not be able to name them all. Nobody who has 17 cats can remember 17 of anything. To you they'd be the hungry cat, the cat that barfed in the dishwasher, the cat who doesn’t know how to meow, and the cat who lives under the stairs and only comes out to urinate on the refrigerator. Show More Summary
Grantland has a terrific oral history of the 1989 World Series, which was interrupted by a 6.9 magnitude earthquake minutes before Game 3. When it was apparent that the Series would be postponed for several days, Tony La Russa, manager...Show More Summary
ST. LOUIS -- If the Dodgers don’t retain Don Mattingly as their manager next season, could they replace him with Tony La Russa?
If he were anyone else (and the box score looks like a Tony La Russa special), the Rays manager would be getting flayed this morning. But everybody loves Joe Maddon, and his magnum opus of overmanaging in the Rays' 5-4 win over Boston somehow came back around to directly stave off elimination. Show More Summary
By one measure, the modern closer era began 15 years ago last month. It wasn't Hoyt Wilhelm or Sparky Lyle, Mike Marshall or Dennis Eckersley. It wasn't even Tony La Russa. No, the modern closer era began one night in July 1998 in San...Show More Summary
The St. Louis Cardinals entered last season in uncharted territory. Tony La Russa, a future Hall of Fame and three time World Champion manager, retired before the start of the season. The Cardinals lost another future Hall of Famer, first baseman Albert Pujols, to free agency. Show More Summary