Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Joe Torre is an Italian–American professional baseball executive and former baseball player, currently serving as the chief baseball officer of ‘Major League Baseball’ (MLB). Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian immigrant parents, Joe was the youngest of five children. Joe played baseball during his school years. Following his high-school graduation, he began working at the stock market. In 1959, he was signed as an amateur free agent by the ‘Milwaukee Braves’ and made his major-league debut in 1960. For the next few years, he remained one of the most sought-after catchers in the game. He eventually played with teams such as the ‘St. Louis Cardinals’ and the ‘New York Mets.’ In June 1977, he retired from playing. He became the manager of ‘New York Mets’ the same year. He then managed teams such as the ‘Atlanta Braves,’ the ‘St. Louis Cardinals,’ and the ‘New York Yankees.’ He began working as the executive vice president for baseball operations in 2011. In 2014, he was promoted to the position of chief baseball officer. Joe is best known for his highly successful managerial career. He is the only manager with 2,000 wins and 2,000 hits.
Also Known As: Joseph Paul Torre
Spouse/Ex-: Alice Wolterman, Jackie
father: Joe Sr.
children: Andrea, Cristina, Lauren, Michael
Born Country: United States
City: Brooklyn, New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers
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