Mark Gonzales: Tony La Russa's wisdom and passion overshadow his age, making him the perfect leader for the White Sox

CHICAGO — The president of the United States is in his 70s.Of course, the Chicago White Sox’s managerial position isn’t as important as the leader of this country. Well, at least to those outside of Guaranteed Rate Field.Which brings us to Tony La Russa, the 76-year-old baseball lifer who will try to lead the Sox to the World Series despite not having managed since 2011.Despite his curious retirement from the St. Louis Cardinals that capped a Hall of Fame career, La Russa’s competitiveness never deserted him. That should serve the Sox well — they have the opportunity to maximize top-notch tale…

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