St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa hits during practice for Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Photo by: Charlie Riedel

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa hits during practice for Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)