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Tony La Russa

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 29: Tony LaRussa (R) and his family stand on the field during the St. Louis Cardinals World Series Victory Parade and Rally at Busch Stadium on October 29, 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tony La Russa announces retirement

January 1, 1970

Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers.