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Tony La Russa: Smooth

Sep 8, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT

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Following up on Joe Morgan doing the chicken dance, we have Tony La Russa playing maracas for Carlos Santana. The guitar player, not the catcher. Dave Brown has the story — and a photo of La Russa shakin’ ’em — over at Big League Stew.

No word on whether or not La Russa protested Santana’s playlist after the concert. “It wasn’t fair to anyone there that he didn’t play ‘Song of the Wind,'” La Russa said in my imaginary protest.

  1. paperlions - Sep 8, 2011 at 4:45 PM

    La Russa pulled Santana before the final song for a left-handed guitarist.

    • bravesman1983 - Sep 8, 2011 at 5:30 PM

      This is borderline genius. Kudos, good sir.

      • paperlions - Sep 8, 2011 at 6:18 PM

        I honestly thought it was low hanging fruit…..sweet and juicy low hanging fruit.

  2. elmaquino - Sep 8, 2011 at 6:16 PM

    (Insert cheap laugh at overplayed LaRussa joke here)

    (Insert predictable thumbs down here)

  3. natstowngreg - Sep 8, 2011 at 6:25 PM

    Rob Thomas is gonna sue Craig for copyright infringement for using his song, “Smooth.”

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