Boss' softer side wins Torre back
NEW YORK -- The flight from LaGuardia Airport to Tampa kept Joe Torre in the air for more than two hours, both physically and literally. The Yankees manager was en route to a face-to-face visit with George Steinbrenner on Monday, where a reckoning awaited. After enduring a long summer of second-guessing and backstabbing, Torre was about to find out if he still had a job.
He'd been assured by club president Randy Levine there was no reason to sweat. "We want you back," is what Torre was told. ...
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