Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Big Unit

“I had a long conversation with Steve Carlton.  He told me on days that he pitched, he felt it was his responsibility to make everyone around him better, to lift his teammates. That’s what I try to do.” Randy Johnson … Continue reading

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The Thomenator

“The strongest thing I put into my body is steak and eggs. I just eat. I’m not a supplement guy. Steroids are not even a thought.” Jim Thome On August 15th, 2011, Jim Thome became the eighth Major Leaguer to … Continue reading

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Joey Bats

“I’m just taking advantage of good pitches. I am seeing the ball well and my confidence is high.” Jose Bautista Jose Bautista is a 30 year-old infielder/outfielder with the Toronto Blue Jays. He separated himself from the pack with a … Continue reading

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Mr. Cub

“It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame. Let’s play two.” Chicago Cubs hall of Famer Ernie Banks Ernie Banks began his professional baseball career with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League. He joined the Chicago Cubs in 1953 … Continue reading

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An Athlete & A Scholar

“Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty can be important role models.” Former Basketball player and United States Senator Bill Bradley Bill Bradley was an athlete and a scholar….He was … Continue reading

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