Originally Posted by redsmetz
The AP is reporting that LaRussa will manage the National League squad in this year's All Star game. It's only the second time that a retired manager will lead the game (although I think MLB quibbles since Danny Murtaugh retired after '71, but came back later to manage again). John McGraw was the other, managing the first All Star game in 1933.
I do not agree with this decision. If you are not currently managing the team you took there, then you should not be allowed to manage in the All-Star Game. Kind of makes that home-field advantage thing even dumber when you allow someone to manage one of the squads who is not an active manager.