LaRussa takes job with Diamondbacks

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Former Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa returned to competitive baseball accepting a job with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. LaRussa was named the team’s Chief Baseball Officer. LaRussa will be over current GM Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson and will make all decision regarding Diamondbacks baseball operations.

The soon to be Hall of Fame manager was anxious to get back into competitive baseball after serving the last two and a half seasons as a special assistant to Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig. LaRussa retired one day after managing the Cardinals to the 2011 World Championship in 2011.


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