World News – CA – White Sox make bold move and hire Tony La Russa to lead team to championship


Chicago White Sox bring back one of their own The squad made a bold move on Thursday, announcing the hiring of former Louis Cardinals manager St. Tony La Russa

Baseball Hall of Fame member Tony La Russa, the third-most successful coach in baseball history, three-time World Series champion and four-time manager of the year award winner, named the new director of the Chicago White Sox imageTwittercom / RKP24rleHP

La Russa returns to the White Sox after leading the team from 1979 to 1986 La Russa compiled a 522-510 record with the team After La Russa was sacked by Ken « Hawk » Harrelson in 1986, La Russa Russa went on to manage the Oakland Athletics and the Cardinals He won three World Series championships as a manager, won the Manager of the Year award four times and is already a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is the first time that a Hall of Fame official has returned to the canoe

According to the Hall of Fame, Tony La Russa becomes the first active HoF manager (not a HoF player turned manager) in baseball history

Hiring La Russa Comes With Some Important Questions While La Russa has proven to be an effective manager throughout his career, he hasn’t held that position since 2011 The game has changed dramatically since then. The opener exists, the starting pitchers are being taken out of the early starts and the stolen base, hit and run and sacrifice bunt have all seen their use dwindle La Russa has remained in the game since leaving the Cardinals in 2011, mainly in front office and executive roles It’s possible that he is fully aware of and considering implementing current strategies with the White Sox, but fans won’t know until La Russa starts running games. that matter

On top of that, La Russa will be tasked with connecting to a young and diverse roster of White Sox The team’s tallest and most marketable star is shortstop Tim Anderson – who is black Anderson has been among the loudest players to speak out on racial injustice and police brutality in the States – United in the 2020 MLB season He isn’t the only squad member to take a stand on this issue The White Sox had six players kneel down in protest on opening day La Russa made comments in the past in which he said he would force protesting players to « sit inside the clubhouse » for disrespecting the flag

A lot has changed since La Russa made those comments in 2016, and it’s possible he has changed his mind on the matter.If La Russa hasn’t, some White Sox players may already disagreeing with their new manager

While these players will have to do their best to make this work, others may be hesitant to play for La Russa Free agent pitcher Marcus Stroman liked a few tweets calling for La Russa’s comments on the protests, suggesting that Stroman is not a fan of how La Russa handled this situation With the hiring of La Russa, the White Sox may have already lost a free agent starter they desperately need

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World news – CA – The White Sox make a gesture daring, hire Tony La Russa to lead the team to the championship


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