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The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time 

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Updated August 16, 2018 1.4k votes 281 voters 2.7k views

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
Age: 88
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Tony La Russa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Age: 75
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Rogers Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1896-1963)
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Frankie Frisch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 75 (1898-1973)
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Dec. at 76 (1893-1969)
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Marty Marion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 95 (1916-2011)
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Miller Huggins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 50 (1879-1929)
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Kid Nichols is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Kid Nichols Dec. at 84 (1869-1953)
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Johnny Keane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 56 (1911-1967)
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Eddie Stanky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)
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Mike Matheny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Age: 49
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Bill McKechnie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1886-1965)
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Jack Glasscock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 90 (1857-1947)
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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 Dec. at 69 (1882-1951)
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Dec. at 65 (1879-1944)
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Roger Connor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1857-1931)
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Ken Boyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 51 (1931-1982)
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Bob Caruthers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 47 (1864-1911)
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Branch Rickey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 84 (1881-1965)
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Joe Torre is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Age: 79
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Eddie Dyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 65 (1899-1964)
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Jimmy Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Dec. at 89 (1876-1965)
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Ned Cuthbert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best St. Louis Cardinals Managers of All Time
Ned Cuthbert Dec. at 60 (1845-1905)