FILE - In this Oct. 23, 1995 file photo, Tony La Russa makes a statement after being named manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, in St. Louis. Three days after winning the World Series, La Russa is retiring. The 67-year-old manager announced his retirement at a news conference Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.(AP Photo/James A. Finley, File)
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.