Tony La Russa
American baseball player and manager
Anthony La Russa Jr. (/ləˈruːsə/; born October 4, 1944) is an American professional baseball manager of the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is the former manager of the St. Louis Cardinals and Oakland Athletics, as well as a former player.
|Tony La Russa|
|Chicago White Sox|
|Infielder / Manager|
|Born: October 4, 1944|
|May 10, 1963, for the Kansas City Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 6, 1973, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Runs batted in||7|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Member of the National|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
|Vote||100% (Expansion Era Committee)|
As a player, La Russa made his major league debut in 1963 and spent parts of five major league seasons with the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs.
in December 2013, La Russa was elected a member of the Hall of Fame by the 16-member Veterans Committee.
- ↑ Goold, Derrick; Hummel, Rick (December 9, 2013). "La Russa, Torre, Cox unanimously elected to Hall". St. Louis Post-Dispatch.