Joseph Paul Torre ( Brooklyn, Nueva York, 18 de julio de 1940) conocido como Joe Torre, es un exjugador de béisbol en las Grandes Ligas. Se retiró a la edad de 37 años, para convertirse en mánager. Antes de retirarse de su carrera de jugador, jugó 18 días como jugador y mánager de forma simultánea.
In 2002, Torre and his wife Ali established the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation. In October 2007 the Foundation partnered with the Union City, New Jersey Board of Education and the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC) to establish the Foundation's Margaret Place initiative at Union City, New Jersey 's José Martí Middle School, with a $325,000 donation from Verizon .
Nine-time All-Star Joe Torre, the 1971 National League Most Valuable Player and two time American League Manager of the Year, was born Joe Paul Torre, Jr. on July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Joe Torre, Sr., who was a New York City police detective.
- Joseph Paul Torre
- 6' 2" (1.88 m)
View Joe Torre's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos). Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1961 season National Team: us USA (18U,16U) Full Name: Joseph Paul Torre Twitter: @joetorre. View Player Info from the B-R Bullpen. View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. Relatives: Brother of Frank Torre
- 1.88 Meter
- July 18, 1940
- 96 kg
Joe Torre nació en el distrito de Brooklyn de Nueva York, hijo de Joe senior, un agente italiano-estadounidense de ropa de civil para el Departamento de Policía de Nueva York y Margaret Rafrano, una ama de casa que emigró de Nápoles a la edad de 8.
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A photo of Joe Torre. Joseph Paul Torre (Template:PronEng, born July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former manager and former Major League Baseball player. He previously played for, and later managed, the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, and New York Mets. He also, more recently, managed the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Although he had a fairly unimpressive managerial record with the Mets, Braves, and Cardinals, it was during Torre's tenure as manager of the...
Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1960-68) Joe Torre followed his brother Frank's footsteps and joined the Milwaukee Braves in 1960. He quickly became a reliable player on a veteran Braves team that included Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews. He was primarily a catcher but spent significant time at first base. In 1965, Torre won a Gold Glove as a catcher. After moving to Atlanta, he hit.315 in 1966. St. Louis Cardinals (1969-74) Torre was traded to St. Louis in 1969 in exchange for Orlando Cepeda. He continu...
New York Mets (1977-81) In May 1977, Mets manager Joe Frazier, who had been the team's manager since the beginning of 1976, was fired, and Torre, who was playing third base for the Mets (he came over from the Cardinals before the 1975 season) was chosen as the replacement. Because he believed he could not do the job properly while still playing, he decided to retire at age 37, but did serve 18 days as a player-manager, becoming the second of three players in the 1970s to attempt to be a player-m...
Joe Torre. Joseph Paul Torre. Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 2014. Primary team: New York Yankees. Primary position: Manager. He was a nine-time All-Star and the 1971 National League Most Valuable Player who totaled 2,342 hits in 18 big league seasons. And Joe Torre was just getting warmed up.