Major League Baseball

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Maddon, Gibson named Manager of the Year

Major League Baseball announced the 2011 Managers of the Year as voted on by the Baseball Writers of America on Wednesday. Joe Maddon of the Tampa Bay Rays took the American League award, while Kirk Gibson of the Arizona Diamondbacks was awarded in the National League. Both managers led their respective teams to impressive seasons that … Continue reading

Dodgers make history with recent hire

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers made history last week by hiring Sue Falsone as the first female head athletic trainer in Major League history. Falsone’s official title is “Head Athletic/Physical Therapist.” Falsone has been working with the Dodgers since 2007, when she was hired as the first female physical therapist. Dodgers General Manager, … Continue reading

Tony LaRussa: A legend all his own

ST. LOUIS — Tony LaRussa shocked the baseball world Monday, announcing his retirement as St. Louis Cardinals Manager after 33 years as a manager in Major League Baseball.  LaRussa made the announcement just three days after winning the third World Series Championship of his career and his second with St. Louis. LaRussa leaves the game … Continue reading