July 13, 2012
Legendary baseball manager Tony La Russa—barely a year into retirement—made a powerful comeback and led the National League to a triumphant win in the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 10th in Kansas City, Missouri. Using his five decades of managerial experience, La Russa guided the National League to an unprecedented 8-0 victory over the American League. Known for his successful winning strategies, La Russa masterminded the ultimate lineup, which included 11 different pitchers, against the equally impressive American League players. La Russa’s team came out of the gate strong, scoring a five-run first inning and soon taking any suspense as to the outcome of the game.
This All-Star win marks the last game for the three-time World Series champion and is the perfect cap on La Russa’s already illustrious career. With his passion for baseball and commitment to his players, La Russa exemplifies effective leadership and dedication to success.
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