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Classic Yankees: Joe Torre

Soon, we should see the #6 retired. Joe Torre is right up there with Miller Huggins, Joe McCarthy (neither of whom wore a number) and Casey Stengel (#37 retired).  I’m not one who thinks Billy Martin’s #1 should be retired (compare his numbers to Ralph Houk’s for example, and no, I’m not saying Houk was ...

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Joe Torre: The Awkwardness with Yankees is Gone

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Via Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York: Joe Torre says the awkwardness is “gone” between he and the Yankees’ organization. “That’s what I sense,“ said Torre, who put on the pinstripes for the first time since 2007 for Sunday afternoon’s Old Timers’ Day. “I didn’t know how much longer (I’d be here). I probably was wanting to ...

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Yankees 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster

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Three big time Yankees are making their Old Timer's Day debut: Bernie Williams, Joe Torre and Lou Piniella. Gene Monathan is throwing out the first pitch. I'm most looking forward to Strawberry and Fielder of course. They are two favorites of mine. Who are you most looking forward to? Former Yankees who will be in attendance: Luis Arroyo Jesse ...

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Joe Torre Planning to Attend Yankees Old-Timers’ Day

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Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: "I may be letting the cat out of the bag," former Yankees manager Joe Torre said, "but I was invited back for Old-Timers' Day. I'm planning on going." The Yankees and Torre began to mend the relationship when the Yankees went into Los Angels to play the Dodgers ...

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Girardi Accepts Same Incentives Torre Found Insulting

When Joe Torre parted ways with the Yankees after the 2007 season a big reason was because he said he was insulted by the team's insistence that incentives be included in the deal. Today the Yankeees agreed to a three-year $9 million deal with Joe Girardi with an additional $450,000-$500,000 in ALCS/World Series incentives. Will Girardi walk ...

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Joe Torre and Brian Cashman Reunited

Via the NY Times: Torre finished his interview, found Cashman, and they hugged as cameras clicked all around. Then they walked down the hallway together, the way Torre did — alone — in the cover photo of his 2009 memoir, “The Yankee Years.” The book was well written, well reported, highly informative and entertaining. But it is ...

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Torre Makes His Triumphant Return to the Bronx Today

Via the NY Post: Joe Torre and Don Mattingly will attend the unveiling of George Steinbrenner’s monument in Monument Park, according to multiple people with knowledge of the names who will be on hand tomorrow night at Yankee Stadium. The Steinbrenner family invited people with ties to The Boss and Torre and Mattingly responded by telling the ...

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Mattingly To Become Next Dodgers Manager

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Joe Torre will soon announce that he is stepping down as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers and he will be replaced at the helm by former Yankee captain Don Mattingly. It has been assumed for years that Mattingly would eventually take over for Torre, but most imagined that ...

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