5.29: Tony LaRussa on '89 World Series
Tony LaRussa relives the A's 1989 World Series 20 years later on Chronicle Live.
We are joined by the great Tony La Russa the manager of the 89 Oakland days tell me what your thoughts were at that moment when that -- Brett Butler in your World Series champion. But to dream come true I think anybody is starts in any sport. As a young guy you're thinking about being part of a champion. Aliens it's golf or tennis -- thing about open championship been in a team sports about win the world championship so. However you get a part of the Whittier coach manager equipment manager they're good at that moment. I get a big kick there's so much since this far but the ninth season but. You focus on one thing we during spring training you know we all famous PFP pitchers fielding practice or. For guys cover first in this covered field months and they defend their running game. The guy used to give a look every time. That his group was assigned apparent to any part of that was that -- course that didn't like to cover first and I'd take ground ball I mean yeah it didn't it. That he was a dedicated professionals he worked as hard as anybody but. He just like to get that media center that was his game. And there is -- last other World -- he does -- grade oh come -- over to cover first after tournament a terrific play to beat Brett Butler knew we had to get off of not having -- not hesitate for a second you inactive that last out.