Joseph Elliott Girardi is an American professional baseball former catcher and current manager for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. Girardi played in MLB for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. During a 15-year big league playing career, Girardi won three World Series championships with the Yankees in the 1990s and served as the catcher for both Dwight Gooden's no-hitter and David Cone's perfect game. After his playing career ended, Girardi became the Yankees' bench coach in 2005; then in 2006, he managed the Florida Marlins and was named the National League Manager of the Year, though he was fired after the season. Girardi managed the Yankees from 2008 to 2017, winning the 2009 World Series. He served as an analyst for MLB Network and Fox Sports.
About Joe Girardi
Former MLB catcher who served as the manager of the New York Yankees from 2008 until 2017. He coached the Yankees to a World Series Championship in 2009.
He played his first 4 MLB seasons with the Chicago Cubs.
He was named National League Manager of the Year for his work with the Florida Marlins in 2006.
He married Kimberly Innocenzi in 1990 and the couple has three children: Dante, Serena and Lena.
He succeeded Joe Torre as Yankees manager.
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