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One last strike : fifty years in baseball, ten and a half games back, and one final championship season

Author: Tony La Russa; Rick Hummel
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The legendary baseball manager takes readers behind the scenes of the St. Louis Cardinals' 2011 season, detailing a journey that resulted in one of the most dramatic World Series of all time.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tony La Russa; Tony La Russa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony La Russa; Rick Hummel
ISBN: 9780062207388 0062207385 9780062207548 0062207547
OCLC Number: 785079481
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 420 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Going the distance --
Spring starts at zero --
Opening day --
The surge --
The storm --
Buyer or seller --
Tough decisions --
Sliding --
The comeback --
The big close --
Seeing things in a new light --
Turning pages --
Split --
Hanging in there --
Brothers in arms --
Hold 'em right here --
The right kind of bull --
Making it happen --
Back again --
Run not hide --
The middle of the road --
You had to see it for yourself --
We're history.
Responsibility: Tony La Russa with Rick Hummel ; [with a foreword by John Grisham].
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With six Pennants, two World Series wins, four Manager of the Year awards, and thirty-three years of experience, the author carefully considered his team's character and competitiveness and searched  Read more...

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