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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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Charlie

“In moments of crisis, the initiative passes to those who are best prepared.” Charlie Morton Houston Astros pitcher Charlie Morton is 34 years-old. In 2018, Morton became an All-Star for the first time in his career. His 2018 numbers are … Continue reading

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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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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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