Cardinals Complaint: Obama Never Called

-By Warner Todd Huston

Tony La Russa, the newly retired manager of the St. Louis Cardinals ball team, has a bone to pick with President Obama. La Russa says that when they won the World Series Obama never called to offer them his congratulations.

La Russa notes that White House staffers did call to make sure they had the right number to make a call later, but “We never did get a call,” La Russa said.

It is a tradition, no matter how insipid, that a president call some sports team or another that won some title or another and Obama has done it before, to be sure. But this time the Cards get a bye, I guess…

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