Cardinals' Manager Tony La Russa Retiring
Just days after winning the World Series, Tony La Russa announces he is leaving the Cardinals. What do you think? Take our Patch poll question.
The St. Louis Cardinals held a press conference at 9 a.m. this morning to announce Manager Tony La Russa's retirement from the team.
La Russa leaves the team just days after winning the 2011 World Series in seven games over the Texas Rangers. The Cardinals and La Russa also won the 2006 World Series.
2011 was La Russa's 16th year with the Cardinals organization and his 33rd year in Major League Baseball.
No word yet on who will fill La Russa's role as the Cardinal's new leader.