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Three days after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series championship, Tony La Russa announced his retirement. (AP)
Three days after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series championship, Tony La Russa announced his retirement. (AP)

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on: Cardinals manager Tony La Russa's well-timed retirement, and he runs through all the week's NBA labor drama.  Charlie also offers his views on Peyton Manning's desire to return to the Colts in 2011 and one athletic figure who far surpasses La Russa in world championships.  Hint:  He likes to Hang 10.

This segment aired on November 5, 2011.

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