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La Russa Recieves Award For Family Heritage

New York, NY (KTVI) – Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa received an award Thursday for, well, being Tony La Russa.

Ellis Island marked their 120th anniversary, presenting La Russa and others with the family heritage award.

The honor is given to distinguished Americans who can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island.

La Russa’s paternal grandparents emigrated to the us in 1906, passing through the port of New York.