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La Russa May Not Return To Cardinals In 2010

After the Cards’ lightning fast exit from the 2009 playoffs, manager Tony La Russa is contemplating not returning for 2010. The Cards’ management stated that the job is still La Russa’s, if he wants it.

LaRussaKSDK reports –

Tony La Russa’s not certain he wants to return for a 15th season as St. Louis Cardinals manager. He was disappointed in his team’s response after Matt Holliday’s dropped fly ball for what would have been the final out in Game 2, allowing the Dodgers to rally and then put away a reeling team with a 5-1 victory Saturday in St. Louis. “I’ve just started thinking about it,” La Russa said while attempting to organize his cluttered office at Busch Stadium. “I really thought we’d make a series of it.” The 65-year-old La Russa asks himself the same questions: Does ownership want me back? Do the players want me back? After all these years, are they still responding to his brand of leadership? “Is what you’re saying not helpful?” La Russa said. “Those thoughts go through your mind.”

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