>>La Russa Calls It Quits
(St. Louis, MO) -- Just days after the winning the World Series, the Cardinals are now looking for a new manager. Tony La Russa has decided to go out on top, announcing his retirement yesterday after 16 seasons in the Redbirds dugout. The 67-year-old said it just feels like the right time to step away and do something else. La Russa is the third winningest manager in major league history.
>>La Russa's Retirement Could Impact Pujols
(St. Louis, MO) -- With skipper Tony La Russa riding off into the sunset, many Cardinals fans are wondering how that might impact Albert Pujols' decision to return to St. Louis. The three-time NL MVP was among 148 major leaguers to declare for free agency on Sunday. La Russa is the only big league manager he's ever had. Pujols is the marquee name on this year's free agent list.