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Joe Torre Inducted into Monument Park at Yankee Stadium, No. 6 Officially Retired by Yankees
August 23rd, 2014 at 1:46 PM
On August 23, 2014; it was Joe Torre Day at Yankee Stadium and the New York Yankees would give their former manager the highest possible honor bestowed upon. ***PHOTO1*** Last month, Torre was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but on Saturday before the Yankees played their second game of...

Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Former New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre Takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 20th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
Yesterday, it was Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal, Derek Jeter, and CC Sabathia all accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness. On Wednesday, it was another former member of the Yankees family who was up. ***VIDEO1*** While outside the Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, former Yankees and recent elected Hall of Fame...

New York Yankees: Joe Torre’s Hall of Fame Speech and Reaction from Cooperstown
July 27th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
Former New York Yankees legendary manager Joe Torre is one of the latest additions to the Baseball Hall of Fame as the 74-year-old was inducted in Cooperstown, New York, on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, Torre went in as a Yankee after winning six pennants en route to four World Series titles while...

Don Zimmer Remembered by New York Yankees Players, Organization and Fans
June 5th, 2014 at 1:42 PM
One of the greatest baseball minds ever passed away on Wednesday at the age of 83: Don Zimmer. ***VIDEO1*** During his countless decades in Major League Baseball, Zimmer affected many lives along the way, including some of the biggest names in New York Yankees history. Former manager Joe Torre and current skipper...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Compares New York Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault to Joe Torre
May 29th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
While the New York Yankees are currently in the middle of their 2014 regular season, the New York Rangers will be heading back home to Madison Square Garden on Thursday night looking to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years when they face the...

New York Yankees: Joe Torre Weighs in on Joe Girardi-Laz Diaz Confrontation
May 9th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and umpire Laz Diaz had a face-to-face confrontation during the Yanks' loss to the Los Angeles Angels on May 6 that resulted in New York's skipper getting tossed, and now Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and former Yankee manager Joe Torre has...

New York Yankees to Retire Joe Torre’s No. 6 in Monument Park on August 23
May 8th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
It's going to be a very active and perhaps a very memorable summer for former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre. ***VIDEO1*** Torre was one of three managers voted in to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and along with him, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox, all three will be enshrined this...

New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Bailed Out by MLB and Fellow Players
April 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Dean Anna hits his 1st career homer, Michael Pineda earns the W as #Yankees defeat Boston.  pic.twitter.com/0oocSfnGWg — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 11, 2014 The results are in after New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was caught with a brown substance on his hand on Thursday night versus the Boston Red...

Former New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre Voted into National Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 4:49 PM
On Monday during the first day of baseball's Winter Meetings down in Orlando, Florida, the veterans committee voted on three new members for the Class of 2014 on the baseball Hall of Fame. The first two were Bobby Cox; former manager of the Atlanta Braves and Tony LaRussa; former manager of...

New York Yankees Bench Coach Tony Pena Manages DR to WBC Championship Round
March 15th, 2013 at 9:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** In 17 years as a catcher, Yankees bench coach Tony Pena was one of the true special talents behind the plate.  With unorthodox technique and superior defensive skills, to this day, Pena's four Gold Glove Awards certainly are merited.  However, despite being named American League Manager of the Year, in...

New York Yankees First Baseman Mark Teixeira to Miss Time with Strained Wrist
March 6th, 2013 at 7:59 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** As the New York Yankees continue to battle the injury bug this spring, another one of its integral pieces has now been affected by the aforementioned bug. Add first baseman Mark Teixeira to the list that includes center-fielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Phil Hughes.  The 32-year-old, who was slated to...

Major League Baseball Declares Fake-To-Third, Throw-To-First Pickoff Move is Now a Balk
January 28th, 2013 at 3:32 PM
Major League Baseball has decided to outlaw the fake to third, throw to first pickoff move used by pitchers to trick runners on first base. The move will now be considered a balk and the rule change will be effective at the start of the 2013 season.  ***PHOTO1*** The move would start...

Andy Pettitte Left Off United States Roster for World Baseball Classic
January 17th, 2013 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Contrary to a previous report circulated that Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte would be part of the United States starting rotation at the 2013 World Baseball Classic, it appears Pettitte will not be participating in the international tournament.  According to a report by Jon Lane of the YES Network, Team USA announced its...

Andy Pettitte and Mark Teixeira Slated to Play for Former Yankees Manager Joe Torre at 2013 World Baseball Classic
January 14th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte and first baseman Mark Teixeira will be part of former Yankees manager Joe Torre's United States roster for this year's World Baseball Classic.  According to CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman, Pettitte has committed to a join a staff that includes Cy Young Award winner and former New York...

New York Yankees to Hold Their 66th Annual Old Timers’ Day on Sunday July 1
June 27th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees will have 50 former Yankees attend Sunday's 66th Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium. Ceremonies will begin at 11:15 a.m. with the traditional Old-Timers' game which will be aired on the YES network. New York hosts the Chicago White Sox in a 2:05 p.m. start. Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson and "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson will be among those...