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Tony La Russa

American League manager Tony La Russa, left, from the Oakland A's and National League manager Roger Craig of the San Francisco Giants watch batting practice together, Tuesday, July 10, 1990, before the start of the 61st All Star Game at Wrigley field in Chicago. (AP Photo/Robert Kozloff)

Tony La Russa announces retirement

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.