Dallas Green couldn’t hold back the tears from behind his dark, wire-rimmed sunglasses. The no-nonsense manager who led the Mets from 1993-1996 choked up a few times as he talked about the shooting death of his nine-year-old granddaughter.
Former major league manager Dallas Green thanked his extended baseball family for their support on the shooting death of his granddaughter and five others in Tucson, Ariz.
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy also criticized two members of the House for announcing they would carry their own guns when visiting their home districts.
The Yankees today offered their condolences and sympathy to Dallas Green and his family on the loss of Dallas’ granddaughter Christina Green, who was killed in the Tucson shootings.
The nine-year-old girl killed by a gunman who opened fire at an Arizona congresswoman’s event was the granddaughter of former Yankees and Mets manager Dallas Green.