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Uncle Ray

“It’s not my way or the highway, it’s our way.” Ray Searage, Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage pitched in the Major Leagues for the New York Mets (1981), Milwaukee Brewers (1984-86), Chicago White Sox (1986-87), and Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading

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Big D

“The best teams have chemistry. Good communication and they sacrifice personal glory for a common goal.” Dave DeBusschere Dave DeBusschere played in the NBA for 12 years (Detroit Pistons 1962-68; New York Knicks 1968-74). DeBusschere was an eight-time All-Star and … Continue reading

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Chipper

“I’m seeing the ball well, and when I get a pitch to hit, I’m not missing it.” ¬†Chipper Jones Larry “Chipper” Jones was elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Chipper Jones was taken by … Continue reading

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“I hate losing and I’m going to do whatever it takes to be the best at whatever I’m doing.” Carson Wentz Carson Wentz starred at North Dakota State before being drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the second overall pick … Continue reading

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Roy

“I’ve tried to work hard. Not trying to show anybody up or do something spectacular for attention.” Roy Halladay Roy Halladay pitched in the Major Leagues for the Toronto Blue Jays (1998-2009) and the Philadelphia Phillies (2010-2013). Halladay is one … Continue reading

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Justin

“To go what I went through in NY, made me a better player and better person.” Justin Turner Justin Turner is the 32 year-old third baseman of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Turner attended Cal State Fullerton and was drafted by … Continue reading

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Gigante

“It feels good to get 200 hits, but I just want to help my team win.” Jose Altuve Jose Altuve is the Houston Astros second baseman. Altuve is 27 years old and in 2017 he made the All Star team … Continue reading

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