The New York Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre’s No. 6 jersey, part of a series of ceremonies that will see five additions to the Major League Baseball team’s Monument Park.
Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre will oversee Major League Baseball’s on-field operations following a career that included nine All-Star Games as a player and the fifth most wins as a manager.
Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach Don Mattingly will be the team’s manager for the 2011 season, replacing Joe Torre .
Don Zimmer, who spent 10 seasons as a New York Yankees coach as part of a 60-year career in Major League Baseball, has died at 83, Major League Baseball said in an e-mailed release.
Joe Torre resigned as Major League Baseball’s Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations to join a group seeking to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Joe Torre’s No. 6 uniform will soon be joining the retired numbers of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra at Yankee Stadium.
"We're just trying to do what makes sense for the game."
- Joe Torre on May 16, 2013
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