(Reuters) - St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has retired, just three days after his team won the World Series, he said on Monday.
La Russa, 67, had managed in the major leagues for 33 years, 16 of them with the Cardinals, who defeated the Texas Rangers in seven games for his third World Series title.
"There isn't one (factor) that dominates (my decision)," La Russa told a news conference. "They all just come together telling you your time is over.
(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina; Editing by Steve Ginsburg)