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Yankees manager Girardi attends father's funeral

Updated: October 15, 2012, 5:25 PM ET
Associated Press

The Associated Press

PEORIA, Ill. -- Jerry Girardi was memorialized Monday as a dedicated laborer who built the ranch-style Illinois home where he raised five highly successful children -- two doctors, a math professor, an accountant and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

The Yankees manager, who attended the funeral service during an off day in the American League Championship Series, sat quietly alongside his family. None of the Girardis spoke, and they left the church quickly ...

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