Cardinals' La Russa pleads guilty to DUI

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa pleaded guilty Wednesday to a drunken driving charge in Palm Beach County, Fla.

La Russa to return as St. Louis manager

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have re-signed Manager Tony La Russa for two seasons with the National League team.

La Russa likely to stay with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said that unless something dramatic occurs in the near future he would likely remain with the National League team.

MLB: St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 5

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rick Ankiel's amazing comeback Friday night featured his first MLB career grand slam, boosting the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-5 win over Cincinnati.

Cards' Pujols NL Player of the Week

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was named Monday as the National League Player of the Week.

Pujols, La Russa say they are fine

ST. LOUIS, July 12 (UPI) -- St. Louis slugger Albert Pujols and Manager Tony La Russa Thursday denied there is friction between them because Pujols wasn't used in the All-Star Game.

Pitchers Haren, Peavy get All-Star starts

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 (UPI) -- Two California pitchers -- Oakland's Dan Haren and San Diego's Jake Peavy -- were selected to be the starters for the All-Star Game in San Francisco.

All-Star coaches rosters filled

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- Tony La Russa and Jim Leyland, who will manage the teams at next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, completed their coaching staffs Thursday.

Cubs ban alcohol in clubhouse

CHICAGO, May 9 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs Wednesday became the 10th team in Major League Baseball to ban alcohol from the home clubhouse.

Carpenter to have elbow surgery

ST. LOUIS, May 5 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Chris Carpenter has been scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow next week.

Hancock reportedly drunk when he died

ST. LOUIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Josh Hancock was drunk last Sunday morning when his rented SUV plowed into tow truck within the city limits of St. Louis on Interstate 65.

Hancock in car crash two days before death

ST. LOUIS, May 1 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock was nearly killed in a car crash two days before he died in a rented SUV after rear-ending a tow truck on Sunday.

Verlander, Reyes to be Game 1 starters

DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Detroit rookie right-hander Justin Verlander will be on the mound for the Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series Saturday against St. Louis.

Baseball's top managers named

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Bobby Cox of Atlanta and Jose Guillen of the Chicago White Sox Wednesday were named Managers of the Year for the American and National Leagues respectively.

Pirates, Cardinals have pre-game skirmish

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- There was a pre-game war of words between the Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Pittsburgh's PNC Park.
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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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