One Last Strike

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One Last Strike

Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season

By Tony La Russa

William Morrow & Company, Paperback, 9780062207548, 420pp.

Publication Date: May 14, 2013

Description

One Last Strike by legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa is a thrilling sports comeback story. La Russa, the winner of four Manager of the Year awards who led his teams to six Pennant wins and three World Series crowns chronicles one of the most exciting end-of-season runs in baseball history, revealing with fascinating behind-the-scenes details how, under his expert management, the St. Louis Cardinals emerged victorious in the 2011 World Series despite countless injuries, mishaps, and roadblocks along the way. Talking candidly about the remarkable season and his All-Star players like Albert Pujols and David Freese the recently retired La Russa celebrates his fifty years in baseball, his team's amazing recovery from 10 1/2 games back, and one final, unforgettable championship in a book that no true baseball fan will want to miss.