CNN Profiles: The baseball manager who couldn't smile by CNN published on 2012/10/05 14:15:59 +0000 Tony La Russa, the legendary baseball manager and infielder known for his time with the White Sox, Athletics and Cardinals talks with CNN’s Michael Schulder. La Russa has just written a new book, “One Last Strike,” about his 33 years in baseball. He tells us about what a baseball manager does. About what goes on in between plays that many fans don’t even notice. And about what the game’s taught him about resilience.