- Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. — Mahatma Gandhi
With Opening Day just around the corner, I thought it’d be a good time for a re-post of last year’s Joe Morgan quote. Way to go, Joe.
I was watching the Yankee’s Opening Day game while waiting for the cable guy to come fix my internet, and I heard the following exchange:
(reviewing a graphic of the money teams spent on Free Agents last off-season; the Yankees spent $441 million on three guys)
VP Joe Biden: Joe, you ever see those numbers and just think…?
Joe Morgan: It’s funny, but no, I really don’t. I came up and was able to play against Willie Mays & Mickey Mantle, and that was all I ever wanted as a kid.
Now, I’m not foolish, everyone likes money, but personally, I’m giving a thumbs-up to Joe Morgan.
And that, ladies & gents, is why Joe Morgan is in the Hall of Fame and McGwire shouldn’t even be sold a ticket to walk into the building.
It is what we do in the worst of times that tells the world who we are.
— The Deep End