After managing the Cardinals for 16 season, most recently guiding them to a stunning 2011 World Series Championship over the Texas Rangers, 67-year-old La Russa retired with 2,728 career wins.
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The St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa recieves the Commissioner's Trophy from Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak after winning the 2011 World Series in St. Louis on October 28, 2011. The Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2 winning game 7 of the World Series. The Cardinals won their 11th World Series after defeating the Texans 4 game to 3. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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