Torre to manage US at 2013 World Baseball Classic
DURHAM, North Carolina (AP) Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre will manage the United States at the World Baseball Classic next season.
Torre, who managed MLB teams for 29 seasons, is now MLB's executive vice president for baseball operations.
"I have been fortunate to have many different experiences throughout my career, but being a part of Team USA will be a first, and I am very excited about it," Torre said in a statement. "I look forward to the challenge of representing the United States when this tournament celebrates the global growth of our national pastime next year."
The tournament begins with qualifiers in September and November of 2012.
Updated June 14, 2012