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Torre's back? He never should have left

Lame-duck Dodgers skipper should have taken the money instead of running to L.A.

Updated: September 21, 2010, 7:33 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Joe Torre should have taken the pay cut. In the fall of 2007, when the devil on his left shoulder was shouting down the angel on his right, Torre should have grabbed the $5 million and incentives and held fast to the greatest job in American sports.

Torre proved the point Monday night at the new Yankee Stadium, when he returned home to honor an owner who was the best big-league thing that ever happened to him, and by a country mile.

A fading George Steinbrenner and ...

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