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Have a Coke and a Smile

Nice story on Phil Coke’s less than glamorous rise to the top by Jonah Keri over at Grantland.

[Photo Via: A Continuous Lean]


1 Chris   ~  Oct 22, 2012 1:56 pm

Such a classic tale. Good for him.

All I know is Grandy better keep hitting dingers or that trade is complete shite.

2 Greg G   ~  Oct 22, 2012 1:57 pm

Sorry to change the subject but I saw this on Big Papi: "Ortiz missed 71 of Boston's final 72 games due to a right Achilles strain, but said Sunday he's feeling much better and will be able to begin his normal offseason workout regimen soon." -ESPN (Big Papi's normal offseason workout regimen aka: Eating.

3 Greg G   ~  Oct 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Great article by the way! It is stories like this that make you appreciate how hard these guys work and the sacrifice it takes to get to that level. Sometimes it isn't just about talent, but determination.

4 bags   ~  Oct 23, 2012 8:43 am

that, my friend, is a picture of a bottle of Mexican Coke. the only Coca-Cola still made with sugar cane. tastes like the stuff we grew up with. awesome.

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