Torre should never have left Bombers

As the Yankees visit the White House, their former manager reminisces

Updated: April 28, 2010, 12:01 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Joe Torre was wearing one towel around his waist, another over his right shoulder, as he stood before the TV in his Citi Field office and watched a rerun of "This Is Your Life."

The New York Yankees were at the White House. Torre's Yankees. The images of Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte flashed across the monitor, and Torre was smiling widely as he absorbed these scenes stolen from his East Room past.

But the hosting president wasn't Bill Clinton or George W. Bush, and the ...

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