Joe Torre inducted into the Hall of Fame

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National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Joe Torre steps up to the podium during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Tim Roske)

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"I might as well cut to the chase. I'm here because of the New York Yankees."

That's one of the first things Joe Torre said Sunday afternoon during his induction speech at baseball's Hall of Fame. Torre spoke for roughly 28 minutes, yet he came away regretting not focusing more on George Steinbrenner and the opportunity the Yankees gave him to manage starting in 1996.
David Brown

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