St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa looks over his lineup card in the ninth inning of the Colorado Rockies' 8-7 victory over the Cardinals in a baseball game in Denver on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) By David Zalubowski
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa, right, talks with third base umpire Rob Drake, left, in the third inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, May 16, 2010, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) By Al Behrman
St. Louis' Tony La Russa will manage his 5,000th game Friday night at Milwaukee. He will join Connie Mack (7,755) as the only manager or coach in American professional sports history to reach 5,000 games.
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