The Time Joe Torre Broke Down At A Self-Help Seminar

Former Yankees manager Joe Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame last month and will have his number retired by the Yankees tomorrow night, sat down for an interview with The New York Times. During the conversation, Torre was not shy about revealing personal details about his past. » 8/22/14 11:18am 8/22/14 11:18am

MLB Briefly Shuts Down Dodgers' Bubble Parties

The Dodgers have made a little plastic bubble machine part of their home run celebration. It's as whimsical a tradition as, and much more sanitary than, the Athletics' Rally Possum. But for whatever reason, before Tuesday's game, MLB executive VP Joe Torre commanded them to stop using it. » 8/07/14 3:04pm 8/07/14 3:04pm

Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre Elected To Hall Of Fame

La Russa, Cox, and Torre were all unanimously elected to Cooperstown by the 16-man Expansion Era committee. No one else on the ballot—not even Marvin Miller, who did more than any other person to make baseball what it is, received even six votes. » 12/09/13 10:19am 12/09/13 10:19am

Joe Torre's Daughter Catches Baby Boy Who Fell From Fire Escape

A one-year-old baby boy in Brooklyn was saved from serious injury (or worse) after falling off a second-floor fire escape because he landed in the arms of Joe Torre's daughter. Cue the jokes from insufferable Yankees fans wondering if she can play first base. » 6/20/13 2:45pm 6/20/13 2:45pm

On Errors, Human Error, And R.A. Dickey's Maybe-Hitter [UPDATE]

Today, Friday, we find out if R.A. Dickey threw a no-hitter on Wednesday. The dissonance of that statement should itself tell you what the "right" answer is. A no-hitter is about the mounting pressure of the late innings, the superstitious avoidance of a pitcher in the dugout, the social aspect of calling and texting… » 6/15/12 12:45pm 6/15/12 12:45pm

Joe Torre Says The Baseball Season Is Too Damn Long To Ask Players Not…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Torre steps back from policing beer in the clubhouse. » 10/25/11 4:25pm 10/25/11 4:25pm

Terry Francona Out As Manager Of Red Sox, Who Promised "No Scapegoats,"…

You already know the story of the Red Sox's epic collapse—an eight-and-a-half-game wild card lead, blown to bits, that 99.6 percent chance of making the playoffs, turned to zero. Now, according to pretty much every national baseball writer (Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal had it first last night), the Red Sox are going to… » 9/30/11 12:25pm 9/30/11 12:25pm

This Evening: Disco Joe Torre

Your p.m. roundup for Sept. 20, the day we found all your frat-party reunion needs in just one drugstore. Photo via SI Vault. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 9/20/11 6:30pm 9/20/11 6:30pm

Remembering The Greatest Basebrawl Of All Time

Twenty-six years ago today, the Braves and the Padres decided to forgo their obligations of playing baseball and instead sporadically cleared their benches and punched each other in the face. It's one of the best baseball fights ever, if not the best. » 8/12/10 4:00pm 8/12/10 4:00pm

Joe Torre, Foiled By His Own Enormous Hog. Allegedly. GREAT MOMENTS IN…

Welcome to Great Moments in Drunken Hookup Failure, where we showcase four heartwarming true stories of drunken love gone horribly awry. Off we go. » 5/07/10 12:50pm 5/07/10 12:50pm

Los Angeles Dodgers: Back To The Future

Will Leitch will be previewing/musing on every baseball team each weekday until the start of the season. You can pre-order his book and follow him on Twitter. Today: The Los Angeles Dodgers. » 2/22/10 12:00pm 2/22/10 12:00pm

Joe Torre Is Happy For The Yankees - No, Really

Given his acrimonious exit as Yankees manager, one would suspect that Joe Torre would be a bit bitter about the Yankees winning the World Series. Nope. Not at all. In fact, he's as pleased as punch - or something. » 11/14/09 3:30pm 11/14/09 3:30pm

Joe Torre Can't Figure Out What All The Fuss Is About

"That's what I'd like to think that my reputation is — being honest. I don't really think, it certainly wasn't my intention to shock anybody with stuff in this book." [CNN] » 1/31/09 12:50pm 1/31/09 12:50pm

David Wells On Joe Torre: 'When You Break The Code, You're A Punk'

Here's the thing about telling all about your former players, as Joe Torre did in his book, "The Yankee Years." In the war of words that follows, you're always going to be outnumbered. » 1/30/09 10:00am 1/30/09 10:00am

NY Post Attacks Torre After Book Slams A-Rod

After they gleefully picked apart "The Yankee Years" for some Bronx melodrama , the NY Post follows up their report by assembling various A-Rod supporters to stick up for their hypersensitive superstar. » 1/26/09 10:45am 1/26/09 10:45am

Torre's New Tell-All Book Sounds Delightful

The New York Post managed to obtain an early copy of Joe Torre's soon to be released tell-all. The book, co-written by Tom Verducci, includes some fantastic characterizations of A-Rod. » 1/25/09 2:10pm 1/25/09 2:10pm

Joe Torre, All Hollywood Now

Joe Torre took his triumphant first bow as manager of the Dodgers yesterday, but as anyone who sees this picture can tell you, he was mostly just there to channel Enrico Palazzo. » 11/06/07 1:35pm 11/06/07 1:35pm

Joe Torre: Not Likely To Overdose At The Viper Room, But Will Be Near It

As expected, the Los Angeles Dodgers not of Anaheim will officially introduce Joe Torre as their new manager during a Monday morning press conference. The storied organization rids itself of the managerial albatross that was Grady Little, and lands a future Hall of Fame manager with four World Series rings, a dead… » 11/02/07 8:55am 11/02/07 8:55am

Torre's Torture Of Grady Continues

It's starting to inch ever so closer to official that Joe Torre will be the new manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, particularly after Grady Little resigned from the job yesterday, claiming those famous "personal reasons." Thus continues Torre's perpetual torment of poor Grady. » 10/31/07 11:10am 10/31/07 11:10am