Anthony La Russa Jr.
is an American professional baseball manager for 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. In November 2019, he joined the Los Angeles Angels as a senior advisor of baseball operations. His MLB career has spanned from 1963 to the present, in several roles. In 33 years as a manager, La Russa guided his teams to three World Series titles, six league championships, and 12 division titles. His 2,728 wins is third most for a major league manager, trailing only the totals of Connie Mack and John McGraw.