Skip to comments.Cards Snubbed By Obama? No Traditional White House Call Following Game 7 Win
Posted on 11/04/2011 5:38:07 PM PDT by Nachum
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Was President Barack Obama too busy watching the Operation Repo marathon or something else last Friday night?
When KMOX host Charlie Brennan asked now-retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa how the traditional call of congratulations from the White House went, La Russa suddenly realized that it never happened.
Thats a good point, I hadnt really even thought about that, replied a surprised-sounding La Russa, who can be forgiven for having a few other things on his mind over the past week. As we were getting into the World Series we had a call from the White House to make sure they had the correct number for my office.
But as the wild, champagne-drenched celebration of the teams 11th World Series title was going on in the locker room, that phone never rang.
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LaRussa is a Republican.
Obama is an ahole.
Even Texans congratulated St Louis
lol. They dont care. I was there for the All Star Game a couple of years ago when he threw out the first pitch in his girl jeans and he got boos. He holds grudges, lol! What a putz.
Baseball is fine ‘n all, but Obama is really interested in al-Akhdar’s prospects this year.
Why would Obama care about it?
Thanks for the 1st hand account. The MSM kept harping reports that the crowd threw roses at this clown.
Obambi = cubs fan.
cubs never congratulate STL.
now i remember,
Obambi = White Sox fan.
Yeah, White Sox Fan. As I remember the story, the reporter asked him to name his favorite White Sox player and Obama couldn’t name one.
Muslims don’t care about baseball..... I would think at least he would put a front on....
The Giants had their turn. Obama was an ass. Cost ‘em a rest day.
Oh no! I remember vividly. They had a small video ceremony and GWBush was shown and the crowd went NUTS!! When Bam Bam showed up on mound there were loud boos, it was hysterical.
Tony La Russa and Pujols attended The Glen Beck Rally in DC...Obama may call them when it is “convenient” for him. Should the Cardinals care? hell NO
He will get the St. Louis vote no matter what. He simply said, scrw them.
Supposed white sox fan, remember when they asked who is favorite White Sox was and he couldn’t answer, then he said that he actually was an Oakland As fan too? This guy is not a sports fan or a Chicagoan, he’s a foreign communist, look at my tag line. And White Sox fans don’t care about the Cardinals that’s Cubs stuff, actually we like it when they beat the piss out of them. :P
What about Ollie Matson?
I heard Obama was busy after the game...allegedly sexually harassing the kitchen staff and those guys were not happy in that kitchen.
Yes, and it is for sure that if the Rangers had won the series there definitely would not have been any phone call! Obama is a petty, petty man.
LOl that gives me faith that MO will turn red exactly next year. I’m happy for LaRussa, especially him being a Pubbie’ and anti-amnesty. Good luck Tony.
He’s no Cubs fan. He is from the South Side. One can’t live on the south side and be a Cubs fan. It is an unwritten law.
Just like Northsiders can’t be Sox fans - or if they are closet Sox fans they have to hide it.
Not a lot of love between Chicago and St Louis. The baseball teams have not enjoyed the same level of success over the last century.
Dick Obama say, “Screw all American tradition!”
He simply said, scrw them.
St Louis is a blue city.
The living and the dead vote will be 70% + for 0bama even if 0bama said FU Cards tomorrow.
The Kenyan says he can recite the Muslim call to prayer, but could not name ONE Chicago White Sox player.
I believe Obama also said Comisky Field instead of Park.
What a phoney.
He makes me sick to my stomach!
Didn’t Obozo sneak out of town the day Glenn Beck’s rally came to Washington?
Cominsky Field, although I think he really meant to say Alinksy Field. ;>)
These things happen when you staff your protocol office with affirmative action hires.
This man is not a true Chicagoan, look at my tag line. He grew up abroad, then he lived a little in Hawaii, then the commie scum came here with the other kneecap sucking Democratic scum we have in this city. He’s only a “Chicagoan” because it was a way for him to get to power.
Yes I remember when he said “Kaminsky Park”, with an “N” in it, when any real baseball fan knows the Sox played in Comiskey Park, with no “N” in it.
Small offhand comments people make can be very revealing. In Obama’s case, it’s clear that he’s not a baseball fan at all. He pretends to be a big fan but he knows very little about the game.
This is indeed a sad day for Cardinal fans. But not because of any snubbing by Obama.
Former Cardinal pitcher Bob Forsch passed away suddenly today. He threw the ceremonial first pitch for World Series Game 7 last week. In his glory days he was a key figure in Whitey Herzog’s pitching arsenal. He could handle the bat too, which always helps in the National League.
I thought about posting a separate thread on this.
Decided is was best to refrain. FR really isn’t a sports talk forum and true baseball fans in middle America probably already know.
I forget... is baseball a Kenyan or Indonesian game?
odds are good, 0failure was watching glee reruns
Mr Sten... the president of the united states is on the phone
Bam was too busy figuring out his B Ball picks.
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