Tom Verducci Says Joe Torre Doesn't Rip People

Mets PoliceSenior Analyst IJanuary 26, 2009
"The book is not a first-person book by Joe Torre, it's a third-person narrative based on 12 years of knowing the Yankees and it's about the changes in the game in that period. Seems to me the New York Post assigned this third-person book entirely to Joe Torre and that's not the case. In fact, if people saw that Post story they probably noticed there are no quotes from Joe Torre in it. Joe Torre does not rip anybody in the book. The book really needs to be read in context.

Anybody who knows Joe, especially during his time in New York, knows he's a very honest man and he is very honest in the pages of this book. People also know Joe Torre doesn't go around ripping people and he doesn't do that in the pages of this book."

 

I can't wait to read this one either way. There's definitely buzz and it's looking it will be a spring training distraction in both the Dodgers and Yankees camps.

The Mets Police 

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