Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Books and more...

View a list of 2011's best-selling books as compiled by USA Today. Here's some of the trends from the past year in books.

Meanwhile, check out who Richard Deitsch and James Andrew Miller think are indispensable it comes to NFL broadcasters.

Tony La Russa said Pujols offered the Cardinals a discount during contract negotiations. Really? A discount? I thought he said he didn't feel like he was getting the love.
Albert Pujols offered the St. Louis Cardinals a hometown discount before signing with the Los Angeles Angels, Tony La Russa said this week in an interview on KNBR-AM in San Francisco.

"I know it is true," the retired Cardinals manager said. "Albert was ready to give the Cardinals a tremendous and significant home discount. I am talking about signing for something like $60 or $65 million less than he signed for.

"That's a lot of money he would have walked away from, but even at that level the Cardinals could not have swung it."
Reading these emails that Lach posted will not get old. I'd hate to think what would have happened if he were working for a sports talk radio program in Pittsburgh.

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