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La Russa: 0-for-1 as Lawyer

Tony La Russa reminisces about how his baseball and legal careers came together.

In the foreward of the best-selling Buzz Bissinger book, Three Nights in August, Tony La Russa recounts some of the circumstances around how he secured his first major league managerial assignment. La Russa, then just 34 years old, was given his big chance by the legendary Bill Veeck and Roland Hemond with the Chicago White Sox in August, 1979. But, there's more to that chapter of the La Russa...