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Joe Torre shows support for event to help children

Updated: June 7, 2011, 7:20 PM ET
By Lynn Hoppes

Baseball legend Joe Torre isn't ashamed to talk about his abusive father anymore.

Growing up the youngest of five children in Brooklyn, N.Y., the 70-year-old Torre, who has managed four World Series winners, would watch as his police officer father physically abused Torre's mother and emotionally abused the children.

That violence was a well-kept secret until the mid-1990s, when Torre released his autobiography "Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the ...

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