FILE - This Oct. 27, 2010, file photo shows former Major League Baseball manager Joe Torre speaking before President Barack Obama arrives at an event marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A person with knowledge of the appointment says Torre has been hired as Major League Baseball's executive vice president of baseball operations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, Feb. 25, 2011,  because commissioner Bud Selig isn't expected to formally introduce Torre until Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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FILE - This Oct. 27, 2010, file photo shows former Major League Baseball manager Joe Torre speaking before President Barack Obama arrives at an event marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A person with knowledge of the appointment says Torre has been hired as Major League Baseball's executive vice president of baseball operations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, because commissioner Bud Selig isn't expected to formally introduce Torre until Saturday. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)