The White Sox Talk Podcast brings you unparalleled insight and access to the White Sox. Featuring interviews with current/former players and coaches, we’ll tell you why something happened yesterday, and what’s likely going to happen tomorrow. Featuring Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Chris Kamka and Vinnie Duber. New episodes release every Tuesday and Thursday.
Tony La Russa's hiring as the new White Sox manager has been greeted with mixed reactions from South Side baseball fans. But La Russa is undoubtedly one of baseball's all-time winners. Seeking insight on what it's like to play on winning La Russa teams, Chuck Garfien talked to three-time World Series champ and 1989 World Series MVP Dave Stewart, who won it all with La Russa's Oakland A's. The two discuss what it was like playing for La Russa, the type of manager he'll be for the White Sox and the kind of winning mentality he'll bring to the organization.
(2:49) - Dave Stewart discusses what Tony La Russa brings to a team
(9:10) - The different ways La Russa manages his bullpen
(13:17) - What does La Russa think about baseball players' calls for social justice?
(19:10) - Will La Russa allow his players to show their personalities on the field?
(25:23) - Chuck's review of the Stewart interview