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Cardinals' Manager La Russa Goes Out On Top

Days after leading his team to a 7th game win in the World Series, Tony La Russa has announced that he has retired. La Russa changed the game of baseball and is among the top managers in the Major Leagues. Over his 33-year career, he won the world series three times.

Cardinals Manager La Russa Retires

The baseball team's skipper won his third World Series title on Friday. A sure-fire Hall of Famer, he has the third-most wins in Major League history.

World Series Fan Gives Back Game Six Homer Ball

David Huyette ended up holding the home-run ball that won Game Six of the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. It could have been worth thousands, but Huyette returned the historic ball, saying it was "the honorable thing to do." He was rewarded with another baseball, an autographed bat and tickets to Game Seven.

Cardinals Are 2011 World Series Champions

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers by a score of 6 to 2 Friday night to win the Series in seven games. NPR's Tom Goldman has game highlights.

The World Series As An Old Pro Sees It

Jim Bouton knows what it's like to stand on the pitching mound in a World Series with the world watching; he pitched three World Series games for the New York Yankees in 1963 and 64. Bouton's been watching this year's Series and shares his insights with host Scott Simon.

Comeback Cards Win It All: St. Louis Takes World Series Title

The team that in late summer didn't look like it would even make the playoffs came from behind again to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7. For the Cardinals, it's the team's 11th World Series title. Texas is still looking for its first.