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The Professor

Whitey Herzog: “George Kissell is the only man i know who can talk for 15 minutes about a ground ball.” @Cardinals George Kissell was a Minor League player, Minor League manager, Major League Coach, scout, Minor League instructor and Field … Continue reading

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Victor

“If I continue to keep growing & make everything more consistent, I’m going to get better each year.” Victor Oladipo Victor Oladipo just completed his fifth NBA season. Oladipo played his college basketball at Indiana University and was the second … 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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Buck

“It’s about run production and run reduction with defense & pitching.” Buck Showalter Buck Showalter has been the manager of the Baltimore Orioles since 2010. Showalter has been a Major League Manager for almost 20 years. He managed¬†the New York … Continue reading

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Brad

“You earn the right to win with effort and togetherness.” Brad Stevens Brad Stevens is in his fourth year as head coach of the Boston Celtics. The Celtics have improved in each of Stevens’ years at the helm. Currently, the … Continue reading

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