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Career

Major League Baseball - Executive
2011–present
Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Office of the Commissioner, New York, New York USA
Major League Baseball - Manager
20082010
Manager Los Angeles Dodgers National League / Los Angeles, California USA
19962007
Manager New York Yankees American League / New York, New York USA
19901995
Manager St. Louis Cardinals National League / St. Louis, Missouri USA
19821984
Manager Atlanta Braves National League / Atlanta, Georgia USA
19771981
Manager New York Mets National League / New York, New York USA
Major League Baseball - Television Commentator
19851990
Commentator National Broadcasting Company / Major League Baseball Game of the Week
19851990
Television commentator California Angels, Anaheim, California USA
Major League Baseball - Player
19751977
Catcher; Player-manager New York Mets National League / New York, New York USA
19691974
First baseman; Third baseman; Catcher St Louis Cardinals National League / St. Louis, Missouri USA
19601968
Catcher Nationa League Milwaukee Braves, Milwaukee, Wisconsin / Atlanta Braves, Atlanta, Georgia USA

Accomplishments of note

Manager: Major League Baseball American League Pennants Won New York, New York USA with New York Yankees Years: 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998 and 1996
Player: Major League Baseball All-Star Games Years: 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964 and 1963
2010
Author, non-fiction New York Times best seller: The Yankee Years Publisher: Anchor Books, A Division of Random House, Inc., New York, New York USA with Tom Verducci Editions: Spanish and Japanese
Manager: Major League Baseball World Series Champions New York, New York USA with New York Yankees / Manager Years: 2000, 1999, 1998 and 1996
2005
Author, nonfiction: Days with Young Samurai [In Japanese Language] Publisher: Aibishipaburisshingu, State of Japan with Hirooka Isao (Translator)
1999
Author, nonfiction: Joe Torre's Ground Rules for Winners: 12 Keys to Managing Team Players, Tough Bosses, Setbacks, and Success Publisher: Hyperion, New York, New York USA with Henry Dreher
1998
Author, autobiography: Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series Publisher: Bantam Books, New York, New York USA

Professional honors and awards

2014
Retirement: Torre's #6 New York Yankees
2014
Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Unanimously elected by Veterans Committee
Manager of the Year Major League Baseball American League Year: 1998 and 1996
2009
Best Manager of the Decade Sports Illustrated
2009
Manager of the Decade Sporting News
2007
Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award Rotary Club of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Community

Community service

2002–present
Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation New York City, New York, USA Co-founder (with wife, Alice Torre) and Chairman

Community honors and awards

2011
Ellis Island Family Heritage Award The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. Honors distinguished Americans who trace their ancestry through Ellis Island
Nationality
American
Denomination
Roman Catholic
Avocation
Thoroughbred horse racing

Education

Secondary school
St. Francis Preparatory School Fresh Meadows, New York USA 19541958
Native language
English

Honorary Degrees

2014
University of Hartford West Hartford, Connecticut USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2006
Rider University Lawrenceville, New Jersey USA Doctor of Laws
2003
New York University New York, New York USA
1999
Brooklyn College / The City University of New York New York, New York USA Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
July 18, 1940
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1987–present
Alice (Wolterman) Torre   1 child Andrea Rae Torre (1996)
19681982
Dani Torre 2 children Lauren Torre (stepdaughter) Cristina Torre (1969)
19631967
Jacqueline Torre 1 child Michael Torre (1964)

Parents

Father
Joseph Paul Torre, Sr.
Mother
Margaret (Rafrano) Torre

Ancestry

Italian