Joe Girardi facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsJoe Girardi
Girardi in 2020
|Philadelphia Phillies – No. 25|
|Catcher / Manager|
|Born: October 14, 1964
|April 4, 1989, for the Chicago Cubs|
|September 28, 2003, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Runs batted in||422|
|Managerial record||1,063 – 871|
|Winning %||Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".|
|Career highlights and awards|
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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