Discussion

Joe Girardi attends father's funeral

Updated: October 15, 2012, 5:58 PM ET
Associated Press

PEORIA, Ill. -- Jerry Girardi was memorialized Monday as a dedicated laborer who built the ranch-style Illinois home where he raised five highly successful children -- two doctors, a math professor, an accountant and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

The Yankees manager, who attended the funeral service during an off day in the American League Championship Series, sat quietly alongside his family. None of the Girardis spoke, and they left the church quickly to attend the burial in Tampico, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • No Go For A-Rod
    Despite owning baseball's third-best record, the Yanks could place only two players on the All-Star Game roster, and Alex Rodriguez wasn't one of them.

MORE MLB HEADLINES