Yankees manager not 'politicking' for extension
NEW YORK - Next year could be Joe Torre's last as manager of the New York Yankees.
After a draining season in which the Yankees fell two wins short of the World Series title, Torre said Friday he isn't seeking an extension. He also let owner George Steinbrenner know earlier in the week that he was unhappy with some of the events during a season in which the owner repeatedly applied public pressure.
"This is the last year of my contract," Torre said during a
telephone conference call. ...
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