Found January 24, 2012 on Hall of Very Good:
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa is not done yet.

As if people needed another reason to complain about the All-Star Game, the retired skipper is coming back to manage the Midsummer Classic.

This...from the commissioner's office:


News: Tony La Russa will manage the NL team in the @AllStarGame, Commissioner Selig announced today.


This isn't the first time a retired manager has been invited back however. Danny Murtaugh retired following the 1971 season and returned to manager in the 1972 game.

But back then, it was a true exhibition...it wasn't the farce that it is today.

This one counts people!

Just not for the manager who will be in the dugout for one of the teams.


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