Author Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”
As we go through our lives, we undoubtedly forget what brought us to the point we are now. In the case of a ballplayer, we often forget how we have … [Read More...]
Famed English author, journalist and essayist G.K. Chesterton wrote that “the true object of human life is play.” Apparently, the mysterious creators of baseball Abner Doubleday or Alexander Cartwright must have read this quote as they implemented “Play Ball” into our society.
Baseball … [Read More...]
Reverend Bob Richards, the second man to ever pole vault 15 feet stated that “every day ordinary people do extraordinary things. That is why the Lord made so many of us ordinary.”
This statement might be shocking to hear but upon further inspection, this statement is absolutely inspiring. … [Read More...]
In 1995, the UCLA Bruins won the NCAA basketball tournament and Ed O’Bannon was named the tournament MVP and was celebrated for his leadership on and off the court. This post is not about the efforts of that team 20 years ago, but instead it is about a comment that I heard from radio host last … [Read More...]