An awkward moment with Joe Torre

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I don’t mean to pick on Mark Newman of MLB.com, but he probably could have used another set of eyes before pushing this one through:



A TV reporter asked Joe Torre if that was the most he had ever been soaked by his own players in such a joyous moment.

“No, the Yankees in ’96,” the Dodgers’ manager said matter-of-factly.
“I don’t even remember, that’s so long ago, but that was the first one
there for such a long time.”

I’d like to say that this sounds more appropriate in context, but it doesn’t.