Rosendo ‘Rusty’ Torres

Rusty Torres walks into court on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Ex-Yankees Outfielder From Early 1970s Gets 3 Years For Sexual Abuse

A former New York Yankees outfielder who worked as a youth baseball coach was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl during baseball practice.

12/11/2014

Rosendo "Rusty" Torres (credit: Nassau County Police)

Guilty Verdict Upheld In Child Sex Abuse Case Against Ex-Yankee ‘Rusty’ Torres

The ex-ball player’s defense claimed that jurors had been pressured to change their votes to end deliberations, the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office said.

11/10/2014

Rosendo "Rusty" Torres (L) on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Former Yankee Rusty Torres Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Charges

Police sources told CBS 2 the charges stem from two incidents over the last 10 days — that he exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl and inappropriately touched her.

05/09/2012

Rosendo "Rusty" Torres

Former Yankee Accused Of Sexual Abuse Of 8-Year-Old On Long Island

Rosendo “Rusty” Torres wasn’t a household name when he played two years for the Yankees back in the 1970s, but everyone knows him in one Massapequa neighborhood, and they can’t believe he’s being accused of sexually abusing a child.

05/08/2012