But he's still also little Joey in so many ways, a witness to domestic abuse in his own home, and the shame and embarrassment that come from believing only his family had such ugly problems.
Ali & Joe are a team now, combining their efforts to end the cycle of abuse and doing so with Safe at Home, a foundation designed to focus on the education of children.
Maybe surprisingly short on self-esteem, honesty comes easily to Torre, telling his story so maybe someone else's life might take a turn.
"We can make a difference," he says.
God loves ya, indeed, Joe Torre!