J1615

Commending Joe Girardi upon the occasion of being selected as an honoree for this year's Italian American Day on June 3, 2019

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J1615



Senate Resolution No. 1615

BY: Senator ADDABBO

COMMENDING Joe Girardi upon the occasion of being
selected as an honoree for this year's Italian
American Day on June 3, 2019

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made
significant contributions to the quality of life therein; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Joe
Girardi upon the occasion of being selected as an honoree for this
year's Italian American Day to be celebrated on Monday, June 3, 2019;
and

WHEREAS, Born to Angela and Jerry Girardi, on October 14, 1964, in
Peoria, Illinois, Joe Girardi is a former professional baseball catcher
and manager; he played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago
Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the New York Yankees, and the St. Louis
Cardinals; during his 15-year playing career, he won three World Series
Championships with the Yankees in the 1990s; and

WHEREAS, After his last appearance playing for the St. Louis
Cardinals on September 28, 2003, Joe Girardi became a manager; in 2006,
he was named National League Manager of the Year for his work with the
Florida Marlins; and

WHEREAS, From 2008-2017, Joe Girardi managed the New York Yankees;
in this capacity, he led the team to a 2009 World Series Championship,
and a regular season record of 910 wins, and a post season record of 28
wins; and

WHEREAS, Today, Joe Girardi remains involved with the sport he loves
as an analyst for MLB Network and Fox Sports; and

WHEREAS, A devout Christian, Joe Girardi lives with his wife, Kim
Innocenzi-Girardi and their three children in Purchase, New York; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Joe Girardi upon the occasion of being selected as an honoree
for this year's Italian American Day on June 3, 2019; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Joe Girardi.

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  • 22 / May / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / May / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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