Ex-Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has book deal | St. Louis Public Radio

Ex-Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has book deal

Mar 19, 2012

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is ready to look back on his amazing career.

William Morrow announced Monday that "One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season," is tentatively scheduled to come out this fall. The book will be co-written by Rick Hummel, a longtime reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

La Russa retired last fall after managing the Cardinals to a dramatic World Series title.

The 67-year-old La Russa spent more than 30 years as a manager. His career included three World Series championships - two with St. Louis, one with the Oakland Athletics - and six league championships.

William Morrow is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.