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Joseph Elliott Girardi was born on the 14th October 1964, in Peoria, Illinois USA, and is a baseball manager, currently managing the New York Yankees. Before he became a manager, Joe played baseball in the position of catcher for such teams as the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, and Colorado Rockies. His playing career was active from 1989 until 2003, and after retirement stayed in the game as a manager.
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Joe grew up in a big family, one of the four children to Jerry, a blue collar worker and US Air Force Veteran who died suffering from Alzheimer’s disease at 81, and Angela, who died of cancer when Joe was in university. Joe was a student at East Peoria’s Neil Armstrong grade school, and later attended Peoria’s Sacred Heart/Father Sweeney. He then became eligible for high school, and was educated at the Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute; after matriculation, he enrolled at the Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he began to play baseball, and after he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering, Joe entered the 1985 MLB Draft, in which he was selected by the Chicago Cubs, spending four years in the minor leagues before being summoned by the Cubs.
In his first season, Joe played in 59 games and batted .248, recorded one home run and 14 RBI. Joe stayed in Chicago until 1992, during which time his net worth increased to a large degree. However, in 1992, the league held an expansion draft, and Joe was left unprotected, and ended being selected by the Colorado Rockies. He played for the Rockies until 1995 when he was traded to the New York Yankees. During his first season with the Rockies, Joe batted .290 and had three home runs and 31 RBI. In his last season, he had .276 batting average and had eight home runs, which was his career record.
While a part of the New York Yankees, Joe won three World Series, in 1996, 1998 and 1999, and with his talents, help a lot his team to reach such success. Thanks to his great performances, he was offered a new contract, which only increased further his net worth.
After his contract had expired, Joe joined the Cubs again, and played for them until 2002, earning his first and only All-Star appearance in 2000.
After Cubs, he played one season for the St. Louis Cardinals, but after a disastrous season, he decided to hang-up his baseball bat for good.
Following his retirement, Joe began to work as a commentator on the YES Network, which only added further to his net worth.
However, he was focused on becoming a coach and manager, and for the short time was the coach of the New York Yankees, and then in 2006 became manager of the Florida Marlins, winning the NL Manager of the Year award. However, he was released, and in 2007 joined his old team the New York Yankees, signing a contract worth $7.5 million over three years, adding a substantial amount to his net worth.
He led the Yankees to the World Series title in 2009, which earned him a contract extension the following year, and in 2013 he signed a new contract worth $16 million over four years, increasing further his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Joe has been married to Kim since 1990; the couple has three children, and their current residence is in Purchase, New York.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 14, 1964
Birth place: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Height:5' 11" (1.8 m)
Profession:Baseball Manager
Education:Northwestern University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Kimberly Innocenzi
Children:Serena Girardi, Dante Girardi, Lena Yvonne Girardi
Parents:Jerry Girardi, Angela Girardi
Siblings:Gerald Girardi, George Girardi, John Girardi, Maria Girardi
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Greater Peoria [Illinois] Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.
2(October 19) Named manager of the Florida Marlins.
3Manager of the Florida Marlins. [October 2005]
4(October 30) Agrees to 3-year, $6 million deal to manage the New York Yankees.
5Bench Coach and Catching Instructor for New York Yankees. [November 2004]
6Has three children with his wife Kim: Serena (b. 1999), Dante (b. 2001) and Lena Yvonne (b. September 5, 2006).
7Made major league debut on 4 April 1989.
8Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1989 Rookie All-Star Team.
9Member of 1989 National League Eastern Division Champion Chicago Cubs team. Member of 1996, 1998 and 1999 World Series Champion New York Yankees teams.
10Catcher for the Chicago Cubs (1989-1992 and 2000-2002), Colorado Rockies (1993-1995), New York Yankees (1996-1999) and St. Louis Cardinals (2003).


Filmography

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2007 American League Championship Series2007TV SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
This Week in Baseball2006TV SeriesHimself
History Rings True: Red Sox Opening Day Ring Ceremony2005Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
1999 American League Championship Series1999TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Catcher
1996 World Series1996TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Catcher
1996 American League Championship Series1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Catcher / Himself - New York Yankees Pinch Hitter / Catcher
1989 National League Championship Series1989TV SeriesHimself - Chicago Cubs Catcher
Henry & Me2014Himself (voice)
Sunday Night Baseball1990-2014TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Manager / Himself - Chicago Cubs Catcher / Himself - New York Yankees Catcher / ...
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Manager
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
New York Yankees Victory Parade2009TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - At the World Series / Himself - NY Yankee on Spring Training / Himself - Attending New York Yankee's spring traning in Tampa
2009 World Series2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Manager
Yankeeography2009TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - AL Coach, New York Yankees
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Manager
Rome Is Burning2008-2009TV SeriesHimself

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