ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have brought back Tony
La Russa for a 16th year as manager.
The team announced the deal Monday and said it includes a mutual
option for the 2012 season. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The 66-year-old La Russa has a franchise-record 1,318 wins since
joining the team as manager in 1996. He has led the Cardinals to
eight division titles, two National League pennants and a World
Series title in 2006.