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NEW YORK -- The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torres No. 6, leaving Derek Jeters No. 2 as the last single digit in New Yorks pinstripes. Torre, Rich Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul ONeill also will be honoured with plaques in Monument Park, the team said Thursday. Torre managed the Yankees to World Series titles in 1996 and from 1998-00 and six AL pennants during 12 seasons as manager that ended in 2007. Currently Major League Baseballs executive vice-president for baseball operations, he is being inducted into baseballs Hall of Fame this summer. "I am incredibly humbled," Torre said in a statement. "The Hall of Fame became possible for me because of what our players accomplished in 12 memorable years representing this historic franchise together. I hope that number 6 will stand for everything that our players achieved." Torres number will be retired during a ceremony in Monument Park on Aug. 23. His number will join those of Billy Martin (1), Babe Ruth (3), Lou Gehrig (4), Joe DiMaggio (5), Mickey Mantle (7), Yogi Berra and Bill Dickey (8), Roger Maris (9), Phil Rizzuto (10), Thurman Munson (15), Whitey Ford (16), Don Mattingly (23), Elston Howard (32), Casey Stengel (37), Mariano Rivera (42), Reggie Jackson (44) and Ron Guidry (49). Jeter, the Yankees captain since 2003, said in February this will be his final season. Martinezs ceremony will be June 21 as part of Old-Timers Day weekend followed the next day by the honours for Gossage, one of only a handful of pitchers in the Hall of Fame who primarily were relievers. ONeills ceremony will be Aug. 9. The Yankees said the ceremonies are part of a recognition series that will include Bernie Williams in 2015, but they did not specify what honour Williams will receive. Jordan Shoes Australia . According to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, the deal will pay Schenn $2.25 million in the first year and $2.75 million in the second year. In 82 games with the Flyers in 2013-14, Schenn scored 20 goals and added 21 assists. Wholesale Authentic Jordans . Doug Fister allowed two runs over seven innings and Washington hit three solo homers in a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. http://www.australiaairjordancheap.com/ .C. - Blair Jones scored the eventual winner in the third period as the Abbotsford Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Oil Barons 3-2 in American Hockey League action on Friday. Cheap Air Jordan Australia . Dane Dobbie and Shawn Evans each had two goals and two assists for the Roughnecks (8-5), who outscored Minnesota 6-2 in the fourth quarter after being tied through 45 minutes. Curtis Dickson scored once and set up three more for Calgary and Dan MacRae, Geoff Snider, Tor Reinholdt, Karsen Leung and Matthew Dinsdale. Cheap Jordans Shoes Wholesale . He even addressed his group of relievers Sunday morning. Dustin McGowan made those worries a nonfactor, at least for a day. McGowan pitched three-hit ball for seven innings, Colby Rasmus hit a grand slam and Melky Cabrera added a two-run homer as the Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2.Usain Bolt is aiming to break to 200 metres record at the Rio Olympics and believes he can go below 19 seconds. Bolt set the current 200 metres record of 19.190 seconds at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.The Jamaican sprinter is also attempting a third successive hat-trick of Olympic gold medals in Brazil following his successes in Beijing and London where he triumphed in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 4x100 metres relay. Bolt is continuing his preparation for the games in August with an appearance in Czech Republic on Friday.Despite injuring his hamstring last weekend, Bolt is confident he will be fit for the 100 metres at the Golden Spike event in Ostrava.Bolt said: I had a tight hamstring after the last race and I went to see the doctor and he sorted the problem, so Im feeling pretty good right now.I actually feel much better. I trained yesterday and everything is better. Usain Bolt set the 200 metres record at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin And looking ahead to the Rio showpiece, Bolt set pout his target of setting a new record at 200 metre level.ddddddddddddFor me I always say, everything is possible, thats my motto. So I go there with the mind-set that anything is possible, Bolt said.If I can continue on the right path now until I get to the Olympics. When I get there I can beat world records. The one for a fact is the 200 metres that Im really looking forward to trying to go under 19 seconds, so thats what Im really focused on.Sorry to say, not the 100 metres, but I really want to run sub-19, so thats my focus right now. Also See: Results & Medal Table Photo Galleries Team GB ' ' '