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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tony La Russa Vows to Be Loveable, Less of a Jerk in 2011

Posted By on Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 8:29 AM

There's that happy face.
  • There's that happy face.
There's that happy face.
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa was back in St. Louis yesterday to talk about his decision to return to the team next season. During a wide-ranging interview with reporters, La Russa was asked about his often surly demeanor during post-game press conferences.

TLR acknowledged that he has an image problem and plans to make amends. Sayeth La Russa:

"My parents were golden. And if -- whether it's reported rightly or wrongly -- if some of the descriptions about the way I carry on or am perceived, they would be really disappointed and upset. The condescension. That's bad. To the extent that I come across that way, I try to be everything but that. So, that's what my goal is -- (to be) loveable me."

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