Joe Torre grew up on the diamond, played for 18 years, and coached for 14, but in all that time, never once made it to the World Series. Now he’s the new coach for the New York Yankees, and he wants the championship. Everyone in New York is predicting Joe will be out by the end of the season. To the world, it’s hopeless. To Joe, it’s a beginning.

Joe Torre: Curveballs Along the Way (1997) Biography, Drama, Sport | 95min | TV Movie 17 October 1997 5.5
Director: Sturla GunnarssonWriter: Philip RosenbergStars: Paul Sorvino, Robert Loggia, Barbara WilliamsSummary: Joe Torre after failing to win a championship when he was a professional baseball player and as Manager to three teams is named Manager of the Yankees. And he finds himself having players like Dwight Gooden, Wade Boggs and Darryl Strawberry who are considered has beens. And players like David Cone who are ill. But nevertheless thinks he can win with them. At the same he deals with the loss of one brother and another brother battling the same condition that killed his brother.


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