Tony La Russa to manage NL All-Stars

Updated: January 24, 2012, 8:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa will become the second retired manager to lead an All-Star team next summer, joining Hall of Famer John McGraw.

La Russa concluded a 16-season run in St. Louis with the team's second World Series title in five years last October, stepping down after 33 seasons overall. Commissioner Bud Selig announced Tuesday that the 67-year-old La Russa will manage the National League in this year's game July 10 in Kansas City.

"Tony earned this opportunity with ...

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