Tony La Russa Hired as White Sox Manager

The Chicago White Sox have hired Tony La Russa as manager. La Russa last managed the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 when he led the team to a World Series title.

Tony La Russa started his managerial career back in 1979 with the Chicago White Sox and now has come full circle. After his first stint with the White Sox, La Russa managed the Oakland A’s and the St. Louis Cardinals.

After his time with the Cardinals, La Russa took on executive roles with Major League Baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Boston Red Sox, and the Los Angeles Angels. They hired him as a senior adviser to baseball operations after the 2019 season.

In 33 years of coaching, La Russa won 2,728 games: third all-time, six pennants, and three championships. La Russa is 76 years old and is baseball Hall of Famer.

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