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JOE TORRE RUMORS & GOSSIP

1957 World Series star Frank Torre, Joe's brother, dies at 82

  Former World Series star Frank Torre, who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. The Major League Baseball commissioner's office said Torre died Saturday at a hospice in Palm Beach, Fla. He had previously received heart and kidney transplants, and had been ill in recent years with cancer. Torre played seven seasons in the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WS star Frank Torre, Joe's brother, dies at 82

NEW YORK (AP) Former World Series star Frank Torre, who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. The Major League Baseball commissioner's office said Torre died Saturday at a hospice in Palm Beach, Florida. He had previously received heart and kidney transplants, and had been ill in recent years with cancer. Torre played seven...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Official Video: Watch a shocked Joe Torre learn his daughter is singing the national anthem

Joe Torre's daughter, Andrea Torre, sings the national anthem as part of Joe Torre Day at Yankee Stadium. Joe had no idea...his wife Ali pointed out the guest singer to him.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees lineup: Game 127 Joe Torre Day

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The Yankees will honor Joe Torre today, but more importantly look to make it three straight wins. Bit of different lineup today, a lefty heavy order with no Derek Jeter. Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball on extra rest, and hopes to build on his last strong outing as he faces a struggling Chicago White Sox team. Pregame ceremonies start early so make sure you tune...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Torre’s Number Retired In Monument Park

In Yankee lore, the number six has been worn by a prominent group of players. The list encompasses the likes of Roy White, Clete Boyer, Bobby Brown, Andy Carey, Joe Gordon, Tony Lazzeri and even for a short time, Mickey Mantle. Wearing it last as a player was Tony Fernandez, in 1995. Donning the number last for eternity will be Joe Torre. From 1996 to 2007, Torre and the New York...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Win 1st MLB Protest Since 1986

The San Francisco Giants became the first team since 1986 to have a protest upheld by MLB. Executive vice president of operations Joe Torre’s decision hinged on Rule 4.12(a)(3). For the uninitiated, Rule 4.12(a)(3) states that a game should be considered suspended should there be a “malfunction of a mechanical field device under control of the home club.” MLB reviewed the...
Via Geeks and Cleats
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB reportedly tells Dodgers to stop using bubble machine

With the threat of more players being suspended in the Biogenesis scandal, continuing misinterpretation of the home-plate collision rule, and MVPs being sidelined due to getting hit by pitches, MLB has several pressing issues to deal with currently. So it makes sense that the league office has decided to crack down on the Dodgers’ bubble machine. What? Yes, that’s correct....
Via The Outside Corner
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Torre: I 'feel terrible' for forgetting to thank Steinbrenner

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre admitted he screwed up during his 28-minute Hall of Fame induction speech, because he failed to thank former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “I missed thanking the most obvious guy in the world when you’re talking about the Yankees,” a visibly shaken Torre told the New York Daily News. “I mentioned George, but my plan was to thank...
Via Intrigue Sports
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Torre open to being next Commish, not 'lobbying for it'

Nobody has asked Joe Torre to replace Bud Selig yet, but he’s willing to if they do. And while Torre said he’s open to taking the MLB Commissioner role that will be available when Selig retires in January, he’s not campaigning for it either. “If the owners feel I can help baseball, I’m willing to do whatever they want me to do,” Torre told the New York Daily News at the...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
GREAT HANDS

Torre's daughter saves baby from fall

Cristina Torre, daughter of former MLB manager Joe Torre, caught a  1-year-old in her arms after the infant had fallen out of a window on Wednesday morning.

Via Bob's Blitz
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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