4. JOE TORREYankees, 1996-2007True, he had much talent

Yankees, 1996-2007
True, he had much talent to work with, but its not as if he just slid into a dynasty. To the contrary, he led the Yankees to their first world championship in 18 years, then won three more in the next four seasons. Brooklyn native will make the Hall of Fame as a manager. (Credit: Newsday / David L. Pokress)


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