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Tony LaRussa Ready For Hall Induction

COOPERSTOWN, New York (KMOX)- Former Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa hit the golf course, signed a few autographs, and met with media, Saturday, in Cooperstown on the eve of his induction into baseball’s hall of fame. 292 more words

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Jim Leyland Reveals Carefree New Attitude To Jeff Riger, Laughs About 'Cat And Mouse' Game He Played With Media

By: Jeff Riger
@riger1984

It’s always nice to see the ole’ skip at the ballpark…

Over the weekend, former Tigers manager Jim Leyland was in town for a wedding and stopped by Comerica Park to take in the game Friday night against the Indians. 293 more words

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Mentoring and Influence

I once gave a presentation to a group of professional baseball managers and coaches and I opened my talk by asking them to think about the manager or coach they had as players who was the most influential in their careers. 429 more words

Tigers beat White Sox as Max Scherzer tosses first career complete game

Max Scherzer picked a great time finally go the distance. In the marquee matchup of Thursday night, he not only outdueled Chris Sale at U.S. Cellular Field, he spun a three-hit shutout and ended the longest active complete-game drought while halting the Tigers’ three-game losing streak and his own four-start slump.   882 more words

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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early 1970s to the 1990s. 300 more words

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MLB: V-Mart gets better with age

This year, Victor Martinez has not let age or injuries slow him down. (Photo courtesy of AP)

by Brandon Karsten

Reports of the death of the baseball career of Detroit Tigers’ slugger… 540 more words