Tony La Russa
Positions: Second Baseman and Shortstop
Born: October 4, 1944 in Tampa, FL
High School: Jefferson HS (Tampa, FL)
Schools: Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
Signed by the Kansas City Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1962. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 10, 1963 (Age 18.218, 9,715th in MLB history) vs. MIN 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1970 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Braves/Cubs 1963-1973
Agents: Jack Sands [*]
Last Game: April 6, 1973 (Age 28.184) vs. MON 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Manager in 2014.
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