Dr. Daniel Torres

Daniel Torres, Teacher, Author

Danny Torres has authored numerous articles for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, HispanicOutlook.com, ConLasBasesLlenas.com, LatinoSports.com, and LaVidaBaseball.com.

Since 2010, Danny has been a contributing writer to the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s official magazine, Memories and Dreams. Previously, Danny’s work also appeared on mlb.com (2008-2011) and the New York Mets official publication, Mets Magazine (2007-2012).

In 2011, Danny participated in a panel discussion on a traveling exhibition - Beyond Baseball, The Life of Roberto Clemente - sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution.

He was featured in Part Two of a five-part series on the global impact of Roberto Clemente for El Diario/La Prensa, the oldest Spanish-language daily in the United States (2012).

Along with the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Public Programs and Visitor Services, Danny coordinated a one-on-one discussion with 1972 NL Rookie of the Year and 1973 NL Champion, Jon Matlack inside the Grandstand Theater at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum. Forever linked with “The Great One”, Matlack was on the mound when Clemente connected with his historic 3,000th hit at Three Rivers Stadium (2015).

In the Fall of 2017, Danny was invited to introduce the ESPN short film, "One More Game For You, Mom" during the National Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival.

In 2018, he was invited to participate in another panel discussion. Topic: “The Great One - The Life and Legacy of Roberto Clemente” at the annual SABR 48 (Society for American Baseball Research) convention which was held in Pittsburgh, PA.

On September 9, 2020 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA., Danny entered the world of audio broadcasting with the official launch of a podcast - "Talkin' 21 with Danny Torres" featured exclusively on Apple/Spotify and dedicated to this legendary Puerto Rican ballplayer/activist/humanitarian.

Guests have included Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Perez (2000), Hall of Fame Broadcaster Bob Costas (2018), Jamie Moyer, Adam Wainwright, Willie Randolph, Fred Claire, Dave Cash and Luis Roberto Clemente.

He's traveled to numerous ballparks (covered his first game in 2003 at Shea Stadium and visited 12 Major League Baseball stadiums/ballparks) in the US, Puerto Rico and conducted countless interviews with current/retired MLB baseball players.

Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. and a lifelong Mets’ fan, Danny is a NYC high school teacher who can also be reached on Twitter @DannyT21.