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Oakland A's Manager Tony La Russa

La Russa joins Fresh Air to talk about how he leads his team through success and failure. His managerial style boils down to just a few rules: show up on time and do your best.

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Other segments from the episode on May 23, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 23, 1989: Interview with Tony La Russa; Commentary on the rock bands The Residents and Pere Ubu; Interview with John Lasseter; Review of John le Carre's novel "The…

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