Born: 7/18/1940 in New York City, New York, USA
Full name: Joseph Paul Torre
Noted For: major-leage catcher/infielder; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1960-68), St. Louis Cardinals (1969-74), and New York Mets (1975-77). Major-league manager; New York Mets (1977-81), Atlanta Braves (1982-84), St. Louis Cardinals (1990-95), New York Yankees (1996-2007), and Los Angeles Dodgers (2008-10). As a player, he was a nine-time All-Star (1963-67, 1970-73) and a Gold Glove winner (1965) and National Leage MVP (1971). As the Yankees' manager, he won four World Series championships (1996, 1998-2000). Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (2014).
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