New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his confidence the team could win its 28th World Series title by 2017 was a principal factor in his decision to return to the club with a four-year contract extension.
The father of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi died Oct. 6, according to Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, Illinois. He was 81.
Joe Girardi signed a three-year contract to remain the manager of the New York Yankees through the 2013 Major League Baseball season.
The New York Yankees signed manager Joe Girardi to a four-year contract extension.
Joe Girardi agreed to a three-year, $9 million contract to return as manager of the New York Yankees, ESPN reported on its website.
"I do not know how many people could really unite a crowd like he did."
- Joe Girardi on Sep 28, 2014