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One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season

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One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season

September 2012

Down 10 1/2 games with little more than a month to play, the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals had long been ruled out as serious postseason contenders. Yet in the face of those steep odds, this team made the playoffs and won the World Series. Now manager Tony La Russa gives the inside story behind this astonishing comeback and his remarkable career.

One Last Strike: Fifty Years in Baseball, Ten and a Half Games Back, and One Final Championship Season
Tony La Russa with Rick Hummel

  • Publication Date: May 14, 2013
  • Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • ISBN-10: 0062207547
  • ISBN-13: 9780062207548