La Russa steps down as White Sox manager over health issues


              Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa responds to a question after announcing his retirement from the team due to medical reason before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
            
              Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa pauses as he reads from a statement announcing his retirement from the team due to medical reason before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
            
              Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa reads from a statement announcing his retirement from the team due to medical reason before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
            Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa, right, leaves a news conference after announcing his retirement from the team due to medical reason before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Rick Hahn, senior vice president/general manager of the Chicago White Sox, comments after manager Tony La Russa announced his retirement from the team due to medical reason before a baseball game between the White Sox and the Minnesota Twins, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) 
              FILE - Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa talks to reporters in the dugout before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Sept. 11, 2022. La Russa has stepped down as manager of the White Sox because of a heart issue. The announcement Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, ends a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez, File)
            
              FILE - Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa  smiles before Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series against the Houston Astros, Oct. 8, 2021, in Houston. La Russa has stepped down as manager of the White Sox because of a heart issue. The announcement Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, ends a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
            FILE - Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa looks on from the dugout prior to a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Aug. 24, 2022, in Baltimore. La Russa has stepped down as manager of the White Sox because of a heart issue. The announcement Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, ends a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) FILE - Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa heads to the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Aug. 23, 2022, in Baltimore. La Russa has stepped down as manager of the White Sox because of a heart issue. The announcement Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, ends a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) FILE - Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa looks to the field from the dugout before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Chicago, June 10, 2022. La Russa has stepped down as manager of the White Sox because of a heart issue. The announcement Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, ends a disappointing two-year run in the same spot where the Hall of Famer got his first job as a big league skipper. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)