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Joe Girardi
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Girardi in 2020
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 25
Catcher / Manager
Born: October 14, 1964 (1964-10-14) (age 56)
Peoria, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
April 4, 1989, for the Chicago Cubs
Last appearance
September 28, 2003, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .267
Home runs 36
Runs batted in 422
Managerial record 1,063 – 871
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As manager
As coach
Career highlights and awards

Joseph Elliott Girardi (born October 14, 1964) is an American retired professional baseball player and current manager for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Girardi played the catcher position for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals during a big league playing career that spanned from 1989 to 2003. He 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.

Girardi became the Yankees’ bench coach in 2005. In 2006, he managed the Florida Marlins and was named the National League (NL) Manager of the Year. Girardi managed the Yankees from 2008 to 2017, winning the 2009 World Series over the Phillies. He has served as an analyst for MLB Network and Fox Sports, and he was named manager of the Phillies in October 2019.

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