23. Joe Torre
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: July 18, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY USA
  • Weight: 212 lbs.
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 25, 1960
  • Final Game: June 17, 1977
  • TSN All-Star - 1964
  • Gold Glove - 1965
  • TSN All-Star - 1965
  • TSN All-Star - 1966
  • Hutch Award - 1971
  • Most Valuable Player - 1971
  • TSN All-Star - 1971
  • TSN Major League Player of the Year - 1971
  • TSN Player of the Year - 1971
 
ABRHHRRBISBAVG
78749962342252118523 0.297
 

Torre would have a strong start in baseball where he was the runner-up for the National League Rookie of the Year in 1961 and in 1963 he would be named to the National League All Star Team, which would occur for the next five seasons.  Torre would show off power with four straight 20 Home Run seasons (1964 to 1967) with a solid Batting Average, though he would later be traded to the St. Louis Cardinals.

He would later be named the National League MVP in 1971 and he would enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Manager in 2014.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Catcher
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 8/24/59.
  • Departed: Traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for Orlando Cepeda 3/17/69.
  • Games Played: 1037
  • Notable Statistics: 470 Runs Scored\
    1,087 Hits
    154 Doubles
    21 Triples
    142 Home Runs
    552 RBI
    10 Stolen Bases
    .294/.356/.462 Slash Line
    33.3 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 & 1967)
    Gold Glove (1965)
    Most Runners Caught Stealing (1967)
    Highest Caught Stealing Percentage (1966)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Catcher (1964 & 1968)

Tagged under

Add comment


Security code
Refresh