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There have been many St. Louis Cardinals managers, and with this list, user votes determine the best St. Louis Cardinals manager of all time. How? By ranking every St. Louis Cardinals manager in the team's history from best to worst based on votes from baseball fanatics.  If you're a walking MLB encyclopedia, then vote up the top St. Louis Cardinals coaches and vote down any managers who hobbled the Cardinals on the field.

Tony La Russa won two World Series as the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals from 1996-2011. La Russa is also the longest tenured manager in team history. Long before his time, Billy Southworth managed the team from 1940 to 1945. Southworth is the only other Cardinals manager with two World Series rings.

Vote up the winningest St. Louis Cardinals managers, as well as the Cardinals coaches you liked based on intangibles. Rerank the list to share your own definitive version of this Cardinals mangers list, then see if your favorites made the cut among the greatest baseball managers ever.
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Whitey Herzog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Whitey Herzog age 87

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Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Tony La Russa age 74

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Red Schoendienst is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time

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Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Joe Torre age 78

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Frankie Frisch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Frankie Frisch Died at 75 (1898-1973)

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Billy Southworth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Billy Southworth Died at 76 (1893-1969)

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Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Rogers Hornsby Died at 67 (1896-1963)

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Eddie Stanky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Eddie Stanky Died at 83 (1916-1999)

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Charles Comiskey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Charles Comiskey Died at 72 (1859-1931)

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Mike Matheny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Mike Matheny age 48

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Branch Rickey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Branch Rickey Died at 84 (1881-1965)

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Marty Marion is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Marty Marion Died at 95 (1916-2011)

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Kid Nichols is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Kid Nichols Died at 84 (1869-1953)

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Bill McKechnie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Bill McKechnie Died at 79 (1886-1965)

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Gabby Street is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Gabby Street Died at 69 (1882-1951)

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Miller Huggins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Miller Huggins Died at 50 (1879-1929)

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Johnny Keane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Johnny Keane Died at 56 (1911-1967)

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Ned Cuthbert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Ned Cuthbert Died at 60 (1845-1905)

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Eddie Dyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Eddie Dyer Died at 65 (1899-1964)

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Tommy McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Tommy McCarthy Died at 59 (1863-1922)

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Chief Roseman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Chief Roseman Died at 82 (1856-1938)

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Mike Jorgensen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Mike Jorgensen age 70

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Roger Connor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Roger Connor Died at 74 (1857-1931)

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Louie Heilbroner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Louie Heilbroner Died at 72 (1861-1933)

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Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Ken Boyer Died at 51 (1931-1982)

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Roger Bresnahan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Roger Bresnahan Died at 65 (1879-1944)

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Jimmy Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Jimmy Williams Died at 89 (1876-1965)

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Count Campau is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Count Campau Died at 75 (1863-1938)

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Jack Glasscock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Jack Glasscock Died at 90 (1857-1947)

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Ted Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Ted Sullivan Died at 78 (1851-1929)

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2 3
Chris von der Ahe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Chris von der Ahe

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2 3
Arlie Latham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Arlie Latham Died at 92 (1860-1952)

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Jack Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Jack Hendricks Died at 68 (1875-1943)

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Stan Hack is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Stan Hack Died at 70 (1909-1979)

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Fred Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Fred Hutchinson Died at 45 (1919-1964)

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Al Buckenberger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Al Buckenberger Died at 56 (1861-1917)

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Vern Rapp is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Vern Rapp age 90

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2 4
Solly Hemus is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Solly Hemus age 95

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2 4
George Gore is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
George Gore Died at 76 (1857-1933)

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2 4
John Kerins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
John Kerins Died at 52 (1858-1910)

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Bill Watkins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Bill Watkins Died at 79 (1858-1937)

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Jack Krol is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Jack Krol Died at 58 (1936-1994)

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Harry Walker is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Harry Walker Died at 83 (1916-1999)

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Joe Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Joe Gerhardt Died at 67 (1855-1922)

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Bob Caruthers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Bob Caruthers Died at 47 (1864-1911)

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Tommy Dowd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Tommy Dowd Died at 64 (1869-1933)

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Doggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Doggie Miller Died at 45 (1864-1909)

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Joe Quinn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Joe Quinn Died at 76 (1864-1940)

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Cub Stricker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Cub Stricker Died at 78 (1859-1937)

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John McCloskey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
John McCloskey Died at 78 (1862-1940)