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Chicago White Sox's Tony La Russa passes John McGraw for second-most career wins by MLB manager

The Chicago White Sox's Tony La Russa moved into second place on MLB's all-time manager wins list with his 2,764th career victory on Sunday.

He passed John McGraw and now trails only Connie Mack after his team beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0.

"He was a much better player than I was, and he has a much higher winning percentage," La Russa joked of McGraw. "I beat him with longevity and great situations."

La Russa, 76, came out of a 10-year retirement to take over the ultra-loaded White Sox after beginning his career with the same job in Chicago in 1979.