Cardinals' Manager Tony LaRussa Is Retiring From Baseball

Tony LaRussa

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Will it be a fairy-tale ending for Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa?Just days after winning his third World Series title as a manager, LaRussa is retiring according to a Cardinals beat writer.

The winningest manager in Cardinals history will leave the game the way most people dream – on top. 

LaRussa, 67, has managed St. Louis since 1996. The 2011 World Series was his second championship with the club and third overall in his 33-year managerial career.

UPDATE: LaRussa has officially announced his retirement at a press conference in St. Louis.

“It’s time to do something different,” he said.

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