Cardinals To Retire La Russa’s Number
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The St. Louis Cardinals announced that the team will retire former manager Tony La Russa’s uniform #10 prior to the Cardinals’ Friday, May 11 game against the Atlanta Braves.
La Russa, the winningest manager in St. Louis Cardinals franchise history, announced his retirement last October after a record 16 seasons as the team’s manager and after guiding the Cardinals to their 11th World Championship. He left the game ranked 3rd all-time in managerial wins (2,728) behind only John McGraw (2,763) and Connie Mack (3,731).
La Russa’s uniform will be the 12th retired by the Cardinals