Archive for the ‘Joe Torre’ Category

Joe Torre Is, Apparently, No Ron Gardenhire

Friday, March 28th, 2008

I just love it when the Wall Street Journal contributes something meaningful to the sports journalism world. It makes me feel warm, fuzzy and conservative. Which in turn makes me feel uncomfortable.Thanks to Baseball Musings, as good a baseball blog as there is, I found this interesting baseball manager grading ...

Torre To The Left Coast

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Reports coming out of Los Angeles say the Dodgers have fired Grady Little (finally) and will likely announce sometime today, that Joe Torre has been hired as his replacement. While this move makes sense for the Dodgers by giving them a legitimate, proven winner in charge of an underachieving club, ...

Joe Torre Is My Hero

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Apparently, our warning yesterday was too late. Not only is Billy Martin not walking through that door to manage the New York Yankees, anyone they hire except for Casey Stengel is a major downgrade. No potential replacement has the experience or the temperament to properly deal with managing that team. ...

Billy Martin Isn’t Walking Through That Door

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Joe Torre should be fired. He managed four world champions, his teams won the American League East in 1996 and then every year from 1998 through 2006, and besides that, he did it all in New York. But he should be fired. The Yankees haven't won the World Series since ...