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Cradle of Coaches

“There is nothing like Miami, nothing like the Cradle of Coaches.” John Harbaugh Bob Kurz,Newhouse was the Sports Information Director at Miami University, coined the phrase “Cradle of Coaches” in 1959. Miami University then unofficially was known as the, “Cradle … Continue reading

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Ara

“A good coach makes his players see what they can be, rather than what they are.” Ara Parseghian Ara Parseghian recently passed away at age 94. Ara Parseghian was the head football coach at Miami (five seasons), Northwestern (eight seasons) … Continue reading

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Cody

“You go through stretches where you get lucky hits.” Cody Bellinger Cody Bellinger is in his rookie season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bellinger was taken out of high school (Chandler, Arizona) by the Dodgers in the fourth round of … Continue reading

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6,000 Games!

On Friday, I will be privileged to broadcast my 6,000th Indianapolis Indians game! it has been a labor of love! My thanks to the Indians and to all the wonderful people I have met along the way!

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Cradle of Quarterbacks

“It’s our people and work ethic. The six Hall of Fame QB’s from Western PA. didn’t do it themselves.” Joe Namath Johnny Unitas won three NFL Championships and one Super Bowl. He was a 10-time Pro Bowl selection who was … Continue reading

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Larry Legend

“I’m 60 years old and want to do things away from basketball.” Larry Bird Larry Bird stepped down last week as the Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations. Bird is the only man in NBA history to be the League’s … 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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