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New St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (C) holds his jersey with general manager John Mozeliak as team owner Bill Dewitt Jr. (L) looks on at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Nov. 14, 2011. Matheny becomes the team's 49th manager.
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Cardinals players David Freese (L) and Matt Holliday (C) chat with their new manager, Mike Matheny.
As expected, the St. Louis Cardinals have introduced Mike Matheny as their new manager.
Matheny will replace Tony La Russa, who retired after the Cardinals won the World Series last month. Even though Matheny has no managing experience, general manager John Mozeliak said the four-time Gold Glove catcher stood out from a group of candidates that began with about 35 names.