Tony La Russa

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa Full Name: Tony La Russa

United States of America

Profession: Baseball Manager
Why Famous: Best known for his tenures as manager of the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, and St. Louis Cardinals. He guided his teams to three World Series titles, six league championships and twelve division titles in 33 seasons.

Born: October 4, 1944 (74 years old)
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1973-12-31 MLB executive Tony La Russa (29) weds Elaine Coker

Historical Events in the Life of Tony La Russa

  • 1986-06-20 Jim Fregosi replaces Tony La Russa as White Sox manager
  • 1990-10-21 Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
  • 2014-10-31 Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

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