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Tony La Russa Net Worth

Tony La Russa Net Worth 2019: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Tony La Russa net worth is
$30 Million


Tony La Russa Wiki Biography

Anthony La Russa, Jr. is a Tampa, Florida-born American professional baseball player, manager as well as an executive. Born on 4 October 1944, La Russa is best known for serving as manager for Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs including the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and St Louis Cardinals. One of the highly regarded personalities when it comes to baseball, Tony has been active in the field since 1963.

A name well-recognized in baseball, how wealthy is Tony La Russa as of 2015? Currently, Tony has been counting his net worth at a decent amount of $30 million. Obviously, all of his income has been amassed from his career in baseball. Initially, Tony earned being a professional baseball player and later he went on to earn more as a manager for three major clubs.

Tony La Russa Net Worth $30 Million

Raised in Florida, Tony was inclined towards becoming a baseball player from his school days. He debuted in the major league baseball (MLB) in 1963 as a member of the Kansas City Athletics team. As a player, he played in five of the major league seasons being a part of the teams Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs as well as Kansas City/Oakland Athletics. Clearly, his career as a player earned him a lot of money, but more money was yet to come as he switched to being a coach and manager for baseball teams rather than a player.

This turn of events was caused by his shoulder injury in 1965, which eventually put a full stop to his career as a player in major leagues and he had to stick to playing baseball in minor games. However, in the year 1979 Tony was hired as the manager for the White Sox, leading them to the American League West Champioship in 1983, and adding considerably to his net worth.

Between 1986 and 1995, he worked for the Oakland Athletics,.and as the manager went on to earn him and his team three consecutive wins in American League Championship from 1988 to 1990, and the World Series in 1989. This became a pivotal time for Tony’s career in which he not only earned deserved fame, but also millions of dollars to add to his net worth.

In the year 1996, he left Oakland Athletics to join St. Louis Cardinals as a manager and he worked with the team until 2011, winning seven National League Central titles, and the World Series in 2006 and 2011, after which he retired as a manager. Of course this period of his career saw his net worth rise substantially.

For the next three years Tony took a managerial position with the MLB, and then recently Tony made a comeback to a more active role as an executive for the Arizona Diamondbacks where he has been working since 2014.

During his career in baseball, he was awarded as Manager of the Year for four years in 1983, 1988, 1992 as well as in 2002. Tony was induced into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014 and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014 with 100% votes of the electors.

As for his personal life, Tony has married twice, firstly to Luzette Sarcone(1967-73) with whom he has two daughters, and since 1973 to Elaine Coker, two more daughters and living in Alamo, California. For now, Tony has been enjoying his successful life as an executive, a celebrated personality and a multi-millionaire complemented by his present net worth of $30 million.


Full NameTony La Russa
Net Worth$30 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 4, 1944
Place Of BirthTampa, Florida, United States
Height5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Weight190 lbs (86.2 kg)
ProfessionBaseball player, Manager, Lawyer, Coach
EducationFlorida State University College of Law, University of South Florida, Florida State University, Florida State University College of Law, University of South Florida, Florida State University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseElaine Coker (m. 1973), Luzette Sarcone (m. 1965–1973)
ChildrenBianca La Russa, Andrea La Russa, Devon La Russa, Averie La Russa, Andrea La Russa, Bianca La Russa, Devon La Russa, Averie La Russa
ParentsAnthony La Russa, Sr., Oliva La Russa, Anthony La Russa, Sr., Oliva La Russa
SiblingsEva Fojaco, Eva Fojaco
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/TonyLaRussa
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/tonylarussahttp://www.twitter.com/tonylarussa
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm1676595
#Fact
1Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager in 2014.
2Inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.
3His daughter, Bianca Tai LaRussa, is a dancer and has become an Oakland Raiders cheerleader [April 2011].
4Won the World Series with the Oaklnd A's (American league) in 1989 and the St. Louis Cardinals (National League) in 2006, joining Sparky Anderson who won the Series with the Cincinnati Reds (NL) in 1975 and 76 and the Detroit Tigers (AL) in 1984 as the only two men in baseball history who have managed a World Series winner in both leagues.
5Is also a practicing attorney.
6Baseball manager Tony La Russa and his wife, Elaine, co-founded ARF in 1991 after he rescued a terrified stray cat that ran onto the field during an A's-Yankees game.
7Manager of Oakland Athletics (1986-1995; Win-Loss record: 798-673).
81983 American League Manager of the Year for leading Chicago White Sox to 1st Division Championship and 1st post-season appearance since 1959.
9Manager of the Chicago White Sox (1979-1986; Win-Loss record: 522-510).
10Member of 1971 American League Western Division Champion Oakland Athletics team.
11Second Baseman/Shortstop for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1963 and 1968-1971), Atlanta Braves (1971) and Chicago Cubs (1973).

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Lineup: Hits and Errors - The Best and Worst Deals in New York Baseball2012TV Mini-SeriesPanelist-Himself
The Game 3652007TV Series
Arli$$1998TV SeriesTony LaRussa

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Immortal: Ted Williams2015Documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
School of Rickey2016TV Movie documentary
Undeniable with Joe Buck2015TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Former Major League Baseball Manager / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Former Baseball Manager
Face the Nation2012TV SeriesHimself - All-Star Baseball Panelist
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 MLB All-Star Game2012TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager
The Lineup: Hits and Errors - The Best and Worst Deals in New York Baseball2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1991-2011TV SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager / Himself - Oakland Athletics Manager / Himself
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Restoring Honor2010TV MovieHimself
2009 MLB All-Star Game2009TV SpecialHimself
2007 MLB All-Star Game2007TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager, St. Louis Cardinals
2006 World Series2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
2006 National League Championship Series2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Manager
MLB on Fox Pregame Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Costas Now2005TV SeriesHimself
2005 MLB All-Star Game2005TV SpecialHimself - NL Manager: St. Louis Cardinals
60 Minutes Wednesday2005TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Manager (segment "Juiced")
2004 World Series2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
2004 National League Championship Series2004TV SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
2003 MLB All-Star Game2003TV SpecialHimself - NL Coach: St. Louis Cardinals
2002 National League Championship Series2002TV SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
2000 National League Championship Series2000TV SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
Race for the Record1998Video documentaryHimself
1996 National League Championship Series1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - St. Louis Cardinals Manager
Will to Win: The 1987 Oakland A's Highlights1992VideoHimself
1992 American League Championship Series1992TV SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1991 MLB All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself - AL Manager
1990 World Series1990TV SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1990 American League Championship Series1990TV SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1990 MLB All-Star Game1990TV SpecialHimself - AL Manager
1989 World Series1989TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1989 American League Championship Series1989TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - AL Manager
The 1988 Oakland Athletics: A Bashing Success1988VideoHimself
1988 World Series Video: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland A's1988VideoHimself
1988 American League Championship Series1988TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Oakland Athletics Manager
1987 MLB All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself - AL Coach
1984 MLB All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself - AL Coach
1983 American League Championship Series1983TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago White Sox Manager
To Tell the Truth1980TV SeriesHimself - Contestant (1980)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
World's Dumbest2008TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Manager (segment "Juiced")
Beyond the Glory2004TV Series documentaryHimself

Known for movies

Source
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