Many people who watched Sunday's Hall of Fame induction ceremony were surprised that
The first person to agree with those criticizing Torre: Joe Torre.
"As soon as I turned around, I said, 'I forgot George,' " Torre told NJ.com about the moments after his speech ended. "Not only George, but Hal [Steinbrenner] and the family and the whole thing.
"I'm very upset. I mentioned his name a few times … not the way I wanted to," Torre said. "I was with Hal last night and I gave all my accolades but it was just … I think when you're putting your stuff together, you're taking for granted that's a given, and then you run right through it.