Tag: Cardinals Manager Retires

Thoughts on Tony La Russa, Retirement From St. Louis Cardinals

Posted: October 31, 2011 at 8:44 pm   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

It was about when I turned eight or nine that I really started to pay attention to the Cardinals and Major League baseball. Ozzie Smith was my baseball idol; I grew up playing shortstop, always wearing the number 1.┬áHe was pretty much at the end of his career by the time I really started paying […]

1 Comment read more

Tony La Russa Announces Retirement As St. Louis Cardinals Manager After 16 Seasons

Posted: October 31, 2011 at 9:21 am   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

At a press conference called by the St. Louis Cardinals this morning, manager Tony La Russa announced his retirement after 33 years of managing in the major leagues. The last 16 years were spent with the St. Louis Cardinals, during which time he amassed a record of 1408-1182 during the regular season. The Cardinals also […]

No Comments read more