Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Long-time Atlanta Braves pitching teammates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas have been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Eric Nadel selected to receive baseball's Frick Award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Eric Nadel, who has broadcast Texas Rangers games on radio since 1979, has been selected to receive the Baseball Hall of Fame Ford C. Frick Award.
Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ex-managers Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Former managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Monday in a unanimous vote by the Expansion Era Committee.

Managers Joe Torre, Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox on Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Baseball managing greats Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will be among the names on the next Hall of Fame ballot, HOF officials revealed Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
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LaRussa fined for comments knocking umpire ... Astros' Schafer in marijuana arrest ... Ex-player says UF's Easley attacked him ... Blackhawks' Bowman gets contract extension ... Sports news from United Press International.
La Russa fined for comments about umpire

La Russa fined for comments about umpire

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball has fined St. Louis Manager Tony La Russa an undisclosed amount for grousing about the strike zone after Game 2 of the NL division series.
Cardinals to bring La Russa back

Cardinals to bring La Russa back

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Tony La Russa, No. 3 on the all-time win list for major-league managers, will return for a 16th season of leading the St. Louis Cardinals, the team said Monday.

Italian defense minister on Afghan visit

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 1 (UPI) -- Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa visited Italian troops Tuesday in two regions of Afghanistan.

Italian military to help police cities

NAPLES, Italy, June 14 (UPI) -- The Italian government plans to deploy 2,500 soldiers on police patrols in major cities, officials said.

MLB: Philadelphia 20, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, June 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard hit two of Philadelphia's four homers Friday and the Phillies enjoyed a nine-run inning in crushing St. Louis 20-2.

Report: Calf injury sidelines Pujols

ST. LOUIS, June 11 (UPI) -- A strained left calf will sideline St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols at least the next three weeks, a report said late Wednesday.

Braves extend Bobby Cox deal for 1 year

ATLANTA, May 23 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves Friday signed their 67-year-old manager, Bobby Cox, to a one-year contract extension.
Pujols shocked by liner at pitcher

Pujols shocked by liner at pitcher

SAN DIEGO, May 22 (UPI) -- St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols says he was shocked after his line drive struck San Diego pitcher Chris Young in the face Wednesday night.

Cards send Rolen to Bluejays for Glaus

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- St. Louis and Toronto swapped third basemen Monday, with Scott Rolen going from the Cardinals to the Blue Jays for Troy Glaus.
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La Russa
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa (R) walks into a room with team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. (L) to announce that La Russa has agreed to a new two-year contract with the ballclub at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 22, 2007. La Russa, 63, is the winningest manager in St. Louis Cardinals franchise history, joining the club in 1996. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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