Stops: White Sox (1979 - 1986)
Athletics (1986 - 1995)
Cardinals (1996 - Present)
Record: 2,514 - 2,193 (.534 Winning Percentage) [as of 8/3/09]
- Only Connie Mack & John McGraw have won more games than La Russa, a 3 time Sporting News "Manager of the Year"
- La Russa began batting his pitcher in the 8th spot instead of the 9th spot in the batting order
- Had a short playing career accumulating 35 hits in 132 total games played (40 as a starter)