Torre's hiring is no panacea for Dodgers' deficiencies

Originally Published: November 1, 2007
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Let's make this clear: Joe Torre's departure from the Yankees was a much bigger story than his arrival with the Dodgers.

Even the announcement of his new job matters more in New York than in Los Angeles, which might explain why most of the early leaks and stories came from back East. Torre's time in Dodger Blue will never come close to matching his accomplishments in pinstripes.

And the city's long relationship with the Dodgers, celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, no longer ...

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