joe girardi

Joe Girardi’s father passes away; said he will manage tonight
News Billy Rennison 10/11/2012 at 5:00PM

Jerry Girardi, father of Yankees manager Joe Girardi, passed away on the eve of the team’s playoff run Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81. Girardi, who said he will continue to manage ahead of Monday’s funeral, had not informed the team of his father’s death until news leaked out today. “I [...]