Mike Matheny Will Replace Tony La Russa as Cardinals' Manager

4 years 11 months 1 week ago November 13, 2011 Nov 13, 2011 Sunday, November 13 2011 Sunday, November 13, 2011 4:40:00 PM CST in Baseball
By: Jessi Turnure

ST. LOUIS - Mike Matheny will inherit the St. Louis Cardinals as their new manager.

The team announced the decision on its Twitter feed and will hold a press conference Monday at 11 a.m., CST at Busch Stadium.

Matheny, a former St. Louis Cardinals catcher, will follow Tony La Russa who became the first manager in major league history to step down after receiving a World Series title.

Matheny played for five years in St. Louis where he won three of his four career gold gloves and played for La Russa.

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