La Russa On Hall Of Fame Ballot

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Published on November 5 2013 11:25 am
Last Updated on November 7 2013 7:29 pm
Written by Millie Lange

La Russa On Hall Of Fame Ballot

(St. Louis, MO) -- Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is one of 12 candidates on the Expansion Era ballot for election to the baseball Hall of Fame. Voting by a 16-member blue-ribbon panel will take place at the Winter Meetings in Orlando, Florida on December 8. If La Russa can garner 75-percent of the votes cast, he will be inducted into the Hall of Fame next July in Cooperstown.

 

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