Kind of an interesting tidbit, courtesy Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and via The Big Lead.

La Russa’s oldest daughter, Bianca Tai, surprised her dad and the family by trying out for the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders. And she made the squad. No surprise, given her extensive training and background in dance.

What’s that? You only clicked on this post for the pictures? Fine…

Pictures via Larry Brown Sports, The Big Lead and Sports Grid. And here’s Bianca’s Twitter account.