- From: "Dano" <janeanddano@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 21:27:06 -0500
"Cal Evans" <cevans@xxxxxxx> wrote in message news:Lb-dnenIpfCcOSPYnZ2dnUVZ_qSrnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
He's proof that there's life after steroids.
Kind of like you're proof that there's life after a lobotomy?
"Robert McKay" <rmckayx2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Gabe Kapler is bringing the same intensity he had as a player to his newas a manager in the Red Sox system, which is why he should be tremendous.Kapler
Asked what he is doing to prepare as manager of the Greenville Drive,
responded with an e-mailed list:gave
1. Reading, reading, and more reading.
2. Learning our players and their personalities.
3. Asking lots of questions to every coach/manager I know.
4. Falling in love with John Wooden and his philosophies regarding setting
5. Counting down the minutes until I get started and finally have the
opportunity to experience this first-hand (all the while realizing that I
have a lot to learn and that I am sure to stumble a few times).
6. Realizing that I need to stay in top physical condition because I am
going to be setting an example.
7. Learning new stats that I didn't pay enough attention to as a player.
8. Asking a lot of questions about protocol.
9. Trying to explain my excitement to people who don't understand why Iup a playing career at 31.change.
10. Visualizing/daydreaming about winning baseball games.
11. Visualizing/daydreaming about assisting in the development of these
"These are a few of the things I would associate with preparation," added
Kapler. "I am trying to keep a record of everything relating to this
I wish I had kept a journal as a player."
Sounds like part of the farm is in good hands.