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Eric_the_Red
08-03-2011, 08:55 PM
Since it looks like the 2011 post-season ship has most likely sailed for our Redlegs, let's have some fun at the expense of Redszone's favorite manager, Tony LaRussa.

We all know that "LaGenius" loves complaining. He is to complaining what Chuck Norris is to being awesome. So, I thought we could come up with some humorous items on TLR's complaint list. Feel free to keep numbering them as we work our way through his list.

I'll start things off....

1. Abner Doubleday, for not consulting him when documenting the rules of baseball.
2. Chris Carpenter's son, for requiring so many explanations.
3. The 7th inning stretch, for ruining his pitcher's rhythm.

George Anderson
08-03-2011, 09:17 PM
4)Jason LaRue, for getting blood all over his dugout steps.

Eric_the_Red
08-03-2011, 09:24 PM
5. Curt Flood, for pioneering free agency and costing him Albert Pujols.

Screwball
08-03-2011, 09:27 PM
6. Wine, for getting him drunk and making him sleepy. (http://www.carkb.com/Uwe/Forum.aspx/car-driving/6805/Baseball-mgr-Tony-La-Russa-DUI-asleep-at-the-wheel)

Tom Servo
08-03-2011, 09:42 PM
7. His pockets hurt. Probably the fault of the guy who records all the games for the Pirates.

Eric_the_Red
08-04-2011, 02:19 PM
8. Tom Selleck, for stealing his title as "Mr. Baseball".

wolfboy
08-04-2011, 02:56 PM
9. The rest of the world, for not caring.

klw
08-04-2011, 03:09 PM
10. the weatherman; because they actually do control the weather

Orenda
08-04-2011, 06:01 PM
11. The metric system, because he doesn't convert.

MrCinatit
08-04-2011, 06:16 PM
12. The Brewers were an American League team, therefor, they should not be eligible to win any National League pennants.

MikeThierry
08-04-2011, 06:19 PM
13. The 2011 World Series trophy is too shiny up close and it is slick to the touch. :)

Eric_the_Red
08-04-2011, 06:36 PM
13. The 2011 World Series trophy is too shiny up close and it is slick to the touch. :)

14. Red Sox Fan Fest, for charging so much for admission so that he could see the trophy.

thatcoolguy_22
08-04-2011, 06:39 PM
15. His German Shepherd only speaks English.
16. His car for ninjaing itself to look just like his hotel room.
17. Harry Potter

UKFlounder
08-04-2011, 07:08 PM
18. Bob Boone - because, doesn't everybody complain about Bob Boone?

MrCinatit
08-04-2011, 07:25 PM
19. Dusty is leaving all of his pitchers in for too long, causing the Cardinal starting pitchers to get hurt.

Always Red
08-04-2011, 07:35 PM
20. Cooperstown, for eventually putting his plaque in the wrong place.

Wherever it is, it'll be in the wrong place.

CarolinaRedleg
08-04-2011, 08:21 PM
21. Last call. Come on, the night's still young.

MartyFan
08-04-2011, 09:28 PM
22) Every opposing pitcher for throwing the ball too hard.
23) Louisville Slugger for making the bats too heavy
24) God for creating Brandon Phillips
25) The Raiders for using his daughter for publicity

REDblooded
08-04-2011, 11:03 PM
Buddha. For Karma.

REDblooded
08-04-2011, 11:08 PM
Yadi and Chrissy. For stealing my dbag thunder.

REDblooded
08-04-2011, 11:08 PM
Straight lines... Man who thinks outside the box cannot walk.

Hap
08-04-2011, 11:11 PM
This photo hasn't been retouched, like I requested......


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-VMPO21xA3UI/TgAM2yUZ3iI/AAAAAAAAAfQ/0WelMQrdNLY/s1600/1968+Topps+Tony+LaRussa.jpg

REDblooded
08-04-2011, 11:22 PM
eye patches give Pirates unfair advantage

thatcoolguy_22
08-05-2011, 12:45 AM
Lighting too bright in Miami hotel lobbies, enrages his players.

Brutus
08-05-2011, 01:11 AM
AA wouldn't let me skip steps

thatcoolguy_22
08-05-2011, 01:52 AM
1 year chip not large enough for coaster duties

RichRed
08-05-2011, 02:33 AM
34) His steering wheel, for not being a pillow.

Slyder
08-05-2011, 10:33 AM
eye patches give Pirates unfair advantage

35) The Pittsburgh Perogis because it distracts away from the real circus (him).

Reds/Flyers Fan
08-05-2011, 10:59 AM
36) Paul McCartney, for appearing at GABP last night and thus rendering TLR just the second-biggest legend to grace the park this year

Chip R
08-05-2011, 11:07 AM
37) This thread.

cumberlandreds
08-05-2011, 11:39 AM
38. Heckling

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news?slug=ap-cardinals-larussainsults

signalhome
08-05-2011, 12:11 PM
39. Ray St. Clair Roofing

http://aol.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2011-05-14/reds-upset-at-flagship-radio-station-for-shingles-promotion

CySeymour
08-05-2011, 12:25 PM
40) Billy Bates getting on base against Eck and scoring the winning run.

Danny Serafini
08-05-2011, 12:34 PM
41) Reds/Flyers Fan, for having the audacity to think that Paul McCartney is a bigger legend than TLR.

wolfboy
08-05-2011, 12:56 PM
39. Ray St. Clair Roofing

http://aol.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2011-05-14/reds-upset-at-flagship-radio-station-for-shingles-promotion

That is awesome. How did I miss that?

REDblooded
08-05-2011, 01:15 PM
AA wouldn't let me skip steps


AA wouldn't let me swap steps 8 and 9. That's why I lost.