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Joe Torre 'very upset' for slighting George Steinbrenner at Hall event
Joe Torre 'very upset' for slighting George Steinbrenner at Hall event

Many people who watched Sunday's Hall of Fame induction ceremony were surprised that Joe Torre, elected to the Hall of Fame in large part because of his success as Yankees manager, barely mentioned former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in his speech. Steinbrenner hired Torre as Yankees manager in 1996. 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...

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