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.
- 1973-12-31 MLB executive Tony La Russa (29) weds Elaine Coker
- 1986-06-20 Jim Fregosi replaces Tony La Russa as White Sox manager
- 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