Category Archives: Inspirational Sports Stories

World Champions

“We were 19-31; we didn’t quit then and we weren’t going to quit now.” Dave Martinez, Washington Nationals Manager The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros 6-2 last Wednesday evening to capture the Franchise’s first even World Championship. The Team … Continue reading

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Justin V.

“When I came into baseball, I had one goal. The Hall of Fame.” Justin Verlander Justin Verlander was the Detroit Tigers first round pick (second overall) in Baseball’s 2004 Amateur Draft. Verlander was the American League Rookie of the Year in … Continue reading

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Austin

“Anytime you can do things to help the team win, that’s what matters.”   Austin Meadows Austin Meadows, who is from Atlanta, was the Pittsburgh Pirates first round draft choice (9th overall) in Baseball’s 2013 Amateur Draft. Meadows was the … Continue reading

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JB

“I didn’t want last year’s season to define me as a player.” Josh Bell Josh Bell was taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second round of Baseball’s Amateur Draft in 2011. His plan was to go to the University … Continue reading

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Gronk

“I’ve got to keep on working, keep on grinding & keep going out there to get better.” Rob Gronkowski Rob Gronkowski played tight end for the New England Patriots for nine years. Gronkowski was a four-time first team All-Pro; a … Continue reading

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Robby

“Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down. It made me more determined.” Frank Robinson Frank Robinson is the only man to win the Most Valuable Player Award in both Major Leagues (1961 with the Cincinnati Reds; 1966 with … Continue reading

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Kyler

“Football has been my love and passion for my entire life.” Kyler Murray Kyler Murray is a great two-sport athlete from the University of Oklahoma. Murray has been an outfielder on the OU baseball team, and the Oakland Athletics drafted … Continue reading

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