Champions Speak Out On Baseball

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Perhaps more than any other game, baseball has a timeless quality that possesses an individual in childhood, and holds him for a lifetime. From generation to generation, baseball’s heroes have captured the hearts and minds of young and old alike. From the early days of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Honus Wagner to the eras of Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax and today’s Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson, and Alex Rodriguez, the character of baseball has been etched indelibly into our memories and our lives.

In Champions Speak out on Baseball, the glory, wonder, and character of “America’s pastime” are captured in the words of baseball’s legendary players, managers, owners, and writers.

Branch Rickey: “Sweat is the greatest solvent for all problems.

Christy Matthewson: “You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.

Ty Cobb: “Work at what doesn’t come easy to you.

The truths, observations, and wit that baseball’s greats shared about their lives and the game they loved are recorded in Champions Speak out on Baseball. Their words will capture your admiration—and instruct you about life.

Read, ponder, and benefit from their insights and wisdom, like this from Tim McCarver: “There are bad days and good days, bad months and good months, bad years and good years. If you lose, pick yourself up and carry on. That’s baseball. And that’s life.”