Thursday's game six of the World Series was one of the most exciting baseball games I've ever watched. But you have to wonder how a manager handles the stress of something like that. Watching Tony La Russa, each fielding error seemed like a dagger to the heart.
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St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, center, speaks at a news conference at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Monday, Oct. 31, flanked by team owner Bill DeWitt Jr., left, and general manager John Mozeliak. La Russa retired as manager of the Cardinals, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Gooden) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT. THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT
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Manager Tony LaRussa of the Oakland Athletics looks on during an MLB game circa 1986 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California.