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Baseball manager for the Cardinals, Tony La Russa, holding his rescued chihuahua Twiggy and one of his nine rescue cats (above). Tony's is a notable animal rights advocate, who raises money for "ARF" the Animal Rescue Foundation which he and his wife Elaine founded in 1990.

In the photo below, Twiggy is napping between two of Tony's other dogs, Res and Zuni. Res passed away in 2006 and Tony called the lab mix "The greatest dog who ever lived." He got his name because he was found wandering along the border of an Indian reservation in Arizona, so was short for "Reservatioin" rather than "Rescue," though he came to symbolize the Animal Rescue Foundation.

Tony's sweethearts

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