Joe Torre: My fear for many children during the Covid-19 pandemic
( CNN) When I was a young son, I evidenced unrelenting verbal abuse and determined the results of the physical mischief imposed on my mother, Margaret. The perpetrator was not some stranger, but my father, a New York City cop. The psychological and physical ache she suffered disfigured their own lives, and mine, too.
There were ages that I would come home from school — one region I experienced succour — and accompany my dad’s car in the driveway and top directly to a neighbor’s house instead. Or I was able to escape by getting outside, and playing baseball, video games I loved and fortunately, for me, outdid at, thanks to sciences that moved me from the ball fields of Brooklyn to the major leagues.