Yankee Manager Joe Girardi Thought of Quitting Baseball After His Mother’s Death

by Bruce Darnall

Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees, wrote an essay in third grade about his dream to play baseball for the Chicago Cubs; but after the death of his mother, he almost quit baseball altogether. That is when Girardi took a leap of faith instead. Girardi grew up in a Catholic household in East […]

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