Monthly Archives: March 2011

An Innovator With Longevity

“The thing I learned when I was playing was that your best way of winning was to make it difficult for the other team to score in the last three innings.” Tony LaRussa, longtime Major League Manager Tony LaRussa did … Continue reading

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The Zen Master

“Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.” NBA Coach Phil Jackson Phil Jackson and NBA Championships go hand in hand. Phil was drafted by the New York Knicks out of North Dakota in 1967. Jackson was a member … Continue reading

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The Yankee Clipper

“There’s always some kid who may be watching me for the first time or the last time. I owe him my best.” Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio In 1969, Joe DiMaggio was voted Baseball’s best living player. DiMaggio was … Continue reading

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The Tall Tactician

“I never have known a day when I did not learn something new about this game.” Hall of Fame Manager Connie Mack Cornelius McGillicuddy (Connie Mack) was a player-manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates before becoming the Philadelphia A’s manager. Mack … Continue reading

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The Great One

“A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” Wayne Gretzky Wayne Gretzky’s accomplishments are mind- boggling. He is the only NHL player to score over 200 points … Continue reading

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