Cardinals' La Russa Retiring

Cardinals' La Russa retiring

Tony La Russa, the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, announced Monday he is retiring after 33 seasons as a manager in professional baseball. The Cardinals capped an improbable comeback last week by defeating the Texas Rangers to win the World Series.

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    For the Cubs, manager Joe Maddon is channeling his inner Tony La Russa tonight and will bat his pitcher eighth. Cardinals lineup: 1. Jay cf 2...
    05/4/2015 - 4:47 am | View Link
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    05/2/2015 - 3:17 pm | View Link
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    05/1/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
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    04/27/2015 - 3:23 pm | View Link
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    No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility help -
    04/27/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Link
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  • Former Lion Diane Miller to be honored by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
    The Hall will name former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa a Missouri Sports Legend, induct two former high school coaches and a men’s fast-pitch legend and honor the Diamond 9, a group of former high school and college standouts. The luncheon ...
    05/24/2015 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Connell: Love of competition keeps La Russa coming back for more
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    05/23/2015 - 2:55 pm | View Link
  • Former Blue Jay Colby Rasmus ‘more comfortable’ with Astros
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    05/14/2015 - 4:33 pm | View Link
  • How Cardinals can use the DH in Cleveland
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    05/14/2015 - 4:12 am | View Link
  • HOF manager La Russa, now D'backs exec, still competitive
    Working from August 1979 to October 2011, he guided the White Sox, Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals, earning the third most victories all-time while winning World Series with Oakland in 1989 and St. Louis in 2006 and 2011. La Russa, 70, ...
    05/13/2015 - 4:23 pm | View Link
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  • St. Louis Cardinals
    The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball franchise in St. Louis, Missouri, who compete in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new ...
    05/22/2015 - 1:16 pm | View Website
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    05/22/2015 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • Tony La Russa hired by Arizona Diamondbacks as chief ...
    Tony La Russa never has missed the managing part of baseball since retiring in 2011. He did miss the competition and, most particularly, the winning.
    05/22/2015 - 4:55 am | View Website
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    05/21/2015 - 8:48 pm | View Website
  • Tony La Russa Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
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    05/21/2015 - 6:07 am | View Website
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