Found November 05, 2011 on Boston Herald Sports:
ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa once described Mike Matheny as the only ballplayer he'd let one of his daughters marry....

AP source: Cardinals interview Matheny for manager

A person with knowledge of the search tells The Associated Press that former St. Louis catcher Mike Matheny has been interviewed for the Cardinals' vacant manager's job. He is the third person to be interviewed since Tony La Russa retired following the team's World Series championship. All three candidates have organizational ties. White Sox third base coach Joe McEwing...

Ten things I didn’t know about Tony La Russa

Final thoughts on the recently retired manager.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.

La Russa gets set to clear out

Until he happened upon it Wednesday afternoon beneath some desk clutter, Tony La Russa didn't realize he had misplaced his hand-drawn note card used for the previous Friday's game, which, of course, a

Rangers Ballpark to undergo renovations

ARLINGTON, Texas The visiting bullpen that caused St. Louis manager Tony La Russa so many problems in Game 5 of the World Series will be no more when the Texas Rangers start the 2012 season. The bullpen is being reconfigured, which is just one of the many renovations currently under way at Rangers Ballpark. Work on the visiting bullpen already was being planned before La Russa...

Selecting the New Cardinals Manager – Part 1

How might Tony La Russa’s potential replacements as St. Louis Cardinals manager be considered?

Tony La Russa downplays chances of joining White Sox organization

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Reports: Cards interview Matheny

Former St. Louis catcher Mike Matheny is the third person to interview for the Cardinals' managerial opening since Tony La Russa retired following the team's World Series championship.

La Russa is spreading the love in St. Louis

The day he resigned as manager of the World Series champion Cardinals, Tony La Russa was one hot commodity. After a farewell news conference, La Russa jetted to New York to joust with David Letterman. The rest of the week he's spread the love with St. Louis' other pro sports teams. All smiles, La Russa was rinkside while Game 7 winner and former New Hampshire all-state...

Selecting the New Cardinals Manager – Part 2

Scoring the attractiveness of 12 potential replacements for Tony La Russa as Cardinals manager.

Rangers renovations included reconfigured bullpen

The visitor's bullpen at Rangers Ballpark will no longer be in a blind spot for opposing managers. A reconfigured bullpen is among nearly $12 million in stadium upgrades the Rangers announced Thursday. The plans were in the works before the bullpen phone foulup for St. Louis manager Tony La Russa in Game 5 of the World Series. The entire plaza in center field is being redone...

Cardinals interview two for managerial opening

ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals conducted their first two interviews Thursday as they search for a replacement for retiring manager Tony La Russa. A Cardinals source confirmed that both Triple-A Memphis manager Chris Maloney and Chicago White Sox third-base coach Joe McEwing interviewed with general manager John Mozeliak on Thursday. The source said additional interviews are...

End of the Season Postmortem: The 2011 St. Louis Cardinals

Flags fly forever. The St. Louis Cardinals went on a magical run that transformed them from wild card also-rans on September 1st to World Series Champions on October 28th. Now, though, GM John Mozeliak is facing a winter full of uncertainty. Tony La Russa retired immediately after the World Series and Albert Pujols will be a free agent in a few days' time. If Pujols doesn'...
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