Joe Girardi

Baseball Player + Coach + Manager
Born Oct 14, 1964

Joseph Elliott Girardi is a former Major League Baseball catcher and current manager of the New York Yankees. From 1989–2003, Girardi played for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals. In 2006, he was the manager of the Florida Marlins and named National League Manager of the Year.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on October 14, 1964.


1986 21 Years Old The Chicago Cubs drafted Girardi in the fifth round of the 1986 Major League Baseball draft. … Read More
1989 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, he also played for the Águilas del Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League.
1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1992, he played in 91 games, batting .270 with a home run and 12 RBI.
1993 28 Years Old During his first year with the Rockies in 1993, he played in 86 games batting .290 with five triples, three home runs, and 31 RBI.
1994 29 Years Old In 1994, he played in 93 games batting .276 with four triples, four home runs, and 34 RBI.


1995 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, he played in 125 games batting .262 with a career-high 8 home runs and 55 RBI.
On May 14, 1996, Girardi caught Dwight Gooden's no-hitter.
1997 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 34 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 18, 1999, Girardi caught David Cone's perfect game.
2000 - 2001 2 More Events
2002 37 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 22, 2002, St. Louis Cardinals player Darryl Kile was found dead in his hotel room prior to a nationally televised game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. … Read More


He hosted the youth-oriented Yankees on Deck, received good reviews and was offered a larger role on 2005 Yankee broadcasts. … Read More
On October 3, 2006, the Marlins announced that they had fired Girardi, despite him winning 2006 Manager of the Year. … Read More
In June 2007, after the Baltimore Orioles fired manager Sam Perlozzo, Girardi interviewed for and was offered the job but turned it down.
2008 - 2009 3 More Events
2010 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Before the 2010 season, Girardi changed his number to 28. … Read More
2012 47 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 15, 2012, Girardi won his 500th game as a manager. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Girardi's 2013 season was marred by numerous player injuries and controversies, resulting in the Yankees finishing 85-77 (tied 3rd in AL East) and missing the postseason for only the second time after five years.


2016 51 Years Old On May 21, 2016, Girardi managed his 1,500th game. … Read More
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