White Sox Twitter exploded after news broke that the team officially hired Tony La Russa as the next manager.
The emotions were building since late yesterday, when the rumor turned into a legit possibility. To gauge the reaction of fans, White Sox Talk put out a poll asking people to describe how they feel:
As seen by the results, the sentiment was overwhelmingly negative.
Many expressed concern over how La Russa would connect with younger players who are trying to change the game:
While others have criticized the hire because of La Russa's past comments on kneeling for the anthem:
Insert a third group of skeptical people for La Russa's approach to analytics:
Still, there were some who liked the move:
We'll have to wait and see how this goes.