On this day: July 18

POSTED: 03:56 PM PDT Jul 17, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 17, 2016 

A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.

OTD July 18 - Joe Torre
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1940: Baseball player and manager Joe Torre is born in Brooklyn, New York. A nine-time All-Star as a player from 1960 to 1977, he is better known for leading the New York Yankees to four World Series titles as a manager in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.


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