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The Yankee Years

The Yankee Years
Author Tom Verducci and Joe Torre
Country United States
Language English
Genre Sports
Publisher Doubleday[1]
Publication date
February 3, 2009[1]
Media type Print
Pages 512 pp (hardcover)[1]
ISBN ISBN 978-0-385-52740-8[1]

The Yankee Years is a book written by

Torre has received criticism for revealing certain things that went on in the clubhouse after he emphasized loyalty between Yankee personnel.[2] In the book, Torre said he felt that Cashman "betrayed" him in negotiations with the Yankees following the 2007 season. Torre also highlighted the fact that teammates had referred to Alex Rodriguez as "A-Fraud."

In response to the criticism, Torre said he was proud of the book and he did not violate the sanctity of the clubhouse.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c d "The Yankee Years". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  2. ^ a b c Harper, John (2009-01-28). "Joe Torre's poison pen in 'The Yankee Years' could be blot on career". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  3. ^ Torre Says He Is Proud of ‘The Yankee Years’ New York Times. 2009-01-31.
  4. ^ Joe Torre speaks out, a minor part dealing with corruption CNN. 2009-01-31.
Preceded by
by Malcolm Gladwell
#1 New York Times Best Seller Non-Fiction
February 25, 2009 - April 11, 2009
Succeeded by
Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto
by Mark Levin.

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