Marlins hire Girardi to replace McKeon
MIAMI -- Lured by the chance to manage, Joe Girardi is giving up pinstripes for teal.
The New York Yankees' bench coach accepted his first managerial job, signing a three-year contract with the Florida Marlins, and was introduced at a news conference Thursday.
"I believe I was born to manage," Girardi said. "People
asking about not having managed, but as a catcher I believe you
manage every day you're on the field. I was the type of player who
had to do the little things ...
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