Tony La Russa Retires as Cardinals Manager

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony (Anthony) La Russa is retiring on what most would consider the top of the baseball world. The alarming, but humble announcement came Monday morning at Busch Stadium just three short days after the St. Louis Cardinals completed a historic run to the World Series championship. La Russa told management in August that he intended to retire at the end of the season and even through the team’s surprising run through October; he did not change his mind.  During Sunday’s championship rally, La Russa re-affirmed his plan to manager Bill DeWitt Jr. “It’s just time to do a little something else, and I recognized it,” La Russa stated at the news conference. “It just […]

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