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Recent hires of post-retirement age managers in baseball have worked out

...playoffs at 66 or older, STATS said. The list of those who won big in their golden years includes Hall of Famers Tony La Russa, Tommy Lasorda and Bobby Cox, along with Jim Leyland and Charlie Manuel.And the guys who got jobs after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-04/recent-hires-post-retire
Nationals fire Matt Williams, coaching staff

...and had been retained on the staff after manager Kirk Gibson was fired a year ago.Arizona Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa would not comment on the reason for the firing, except to say that the club wanted to go "in a different direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-05/nationals-fire-matt-will
Commissioner focused on improving minority hiring

...MLBPA in the off-season."VIDEO REVIEW RESULTING IN RUNNERS WHO COME OFF BASES BEING CALLED OUT: "Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Chris Marinak, Peter Woodfork, that group, they actually warned us that when you go to replay, you're going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-26/commissioner-focused-imp
Matt Kemp among players on the move as winter meetings wrap up

...organizations chasing San Francisco in the NL West all changed their top baseball front-office official since last year.Tony La Russa took over at the Diamondbacks, Andrew Friedman with the Dodgers, A. J. Preller with the Padres and Jeff Bridich with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-11/matt-kemp-among-players-
Diamondbacks hire Chip Hale as manager

...spent 2010-11 with the New York Mets and the past three seasons with Oakland under manager Bob Melvin.Arizona hired Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer in May, and the retired Hall of Fame manager is overhauling the team's front office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-13/diamondbacks-hire-chip-h
Familiar foes face off in NLCS

...His St. Louis Cardinals were seemingly on the verge of a second consecutive trip to the World Series under manager Tony La Russa's first-year successor, and instead the San Francisco Giants ended up using them as a springboard to the championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-10/familiar-foes-face-nlcs
Managing rivals will get their due

...That's exactly where he's headed Sunday.Torre will be inducted with fellow former managers Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa in what is a banner year for the baseball shrine. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-25/managing-rivals-will-get
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...ceremony, class of 2014 members Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, and managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa were a little antsy as they anticipated their big day."I'm nervous as a cat," said Torre, who will have an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Frank Thomas still in awe of Hall of Fame selection

...I'm very fortunate, especially first ballot. You're not prepared for this until it happens."Former managers Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre were also elected and will be inducted in July."It doesn't get any better," Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-03/frank-thomas-still-awe-h
Rafael Furcal brings energy to Marlins

...draw on the experience of playing in 1,605 major-league games. That includes stints with managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre, all bound for the Hall of Fame this summer."When you have a guy who has been around those kind of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-10/rafael-furcal-brings-ene