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One last strike [electronic resource]. Tony La Russa.

La Russa, Tony. (Author). La Russa, Tony. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062210838 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (17 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2012.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tony La Russa.
Summary, etc.: The team that refused to give uptheir manager in his final seasonA comeback that changed baseballAfter thirty-three seasons managing in Major League Baseball, Tony La Russa thought he had seen it all—that is, until the 2011 Cardinals. Down ten and a half games with little more than a month to play, the Cardinals had long been ruled out as serious postseason contenders. Yet in the face of those steep odds, this team mounted one of the most dramatic and impressive comebacks in baseball history, making the playoffs on the night of the final game of the season and going on to win the World Series despite being down to their last strike—twice.Now La Russa gives the inside story behind this astonishing comeback and his remarkable career, explaining how a team with so much against it was able to succeed on baseball's biggest stage. Opening up about the devastating injuries, the bullpen struggles, the crucial games, and the players who made it all possible,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 437033 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Sports & Recreations.
Genre: Electronic books.

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