On October 22, 2007 — Tony La Russa agrees to a two-year contract to continue as the Cardinals manager. During his 12-year tenure in St. Louis, the 63 year-old skipper has compiled a 1,055-887 (.543) record, which includes six Central Division championships, two NL pennants, and one World Series Championship.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 22
National Pastime October 22
Retro Sheet
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